Channel Island ferries could be disrupted by bad weather

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Artists impression of the Solent Freedom Tunnel portal at Whippingham, IOW. 
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The Able Connections proposal is to create a new North-South axis through the centre of the Solent region by constructing a tunnel from the M27 east of junction 9 to the Whippingham roundabout on the Isle of Wight, with an additional access intersection 'cut and cover' portal near the mainland coast between Browndown and Meon.  (options being discussed). The scheme brings a range of benefits to the region, including a step change in the connectivity of the Solents emerging mass transit public transport network, reduced highway congestion, reduced HGVs in city centres, new habitat for wildlife and public amenity, agglomeration benefits for industries in the Aerospace, Marine Defence and Composites sectors and other major employers in south Hampshire and the Isle of Wight, as well as improved accessibility for tourists to the island. The scheme

Striking first look at proposed £1.2bn tunnel between Isle of Wight and M27

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A PORTSMOUTH ferry operator has warned services may be disrupted by bad weather.

Passengers using Condor Ferries have been told the ‘rather unsettled’ weather of Sunday and Monday has meant services to the Channel Islands could be disrupted.

A statement released by the company on Sunday says: ‘The weather for the next 24 to 36 hours is rather unsettled, therefore services may be subject to weather related disruptions.’

For the latest information, call 01202 207216.

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