Hovercraft services between Southsea and Ryde now resumed after earlier technical fault

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HOVERCRAFT services between Southsea in Portsmouth and Ryde on the Isle of Wight have been resumed following a technical fault this morning.

Hovertravel cancelled some journeys due to technical issues with both of its flyer craft.

The Solent Flyer was set to leave Ryde at 8.15am, but a technical issue has grounded the craft. Island Flyer is also out of service.

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In a tweet, Hovertravel said: ‘Services are cancelled due to technical reasons.

‘We apologise for any inconvenience caused.’

In an update they said: ‘Services will resume at 9.15am Ex Ryde and 9.30am Ex Southsea.’

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