Disruption to Yell Sound ferry service

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The Yell Sound ferry service will continue to be disrupted till the weekend.

On Wednesday, Thursday and Friday night the final sailing from Ulsta will be at 6.30pm and from Toft at 6.55pm.  

Moraig Lyall chairs the Council’s Environment and Transport Committee:  “I know how dismaying and disruptive this will be, especially to island residents, and our officers have been working hard to try to find an alternative approach.

“However, at the moment on this route we simply do not have any available staff who are appropriately qualified to stand in for sick colleagues, and passenger and crew safety has to be our principal priority.
“We expect the service to return to normal at the weekend.  I want to acknowledge the patience shown by the travelling public, and thank our staff who are working very hard in difficult circumstances.”

Ferries timetables can be found at: www.shetland.gov.uk/ferries/timetable 

Published: 20th July 2022