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Tayinloan (TAY) - Gigha (GIG)

Normal service

Supplementary information

Last Updated: 18 Jan 2021 20:06

Due to operational requirements, there will be a change to the published timetable from Wednesday 20th January. Please see the following link:

Wednesday 20th January only.

Due to operational reasons, an additional sailing will operate departing Tayinloan at 1200 and Gigha at 1230. 

Payment InformationDue to Covid-19 restrictions, we are not accepting cash payment for ticket transactions. We accept MasterCard, Visa, Apple, Google or Samsung Pay. If you need assistance, please speak with a member of staff.

Travelling in a vehicle - Due to limited passenger numbers on the vessel, all passengers must remain in their vehicles for the duration of this crossing. 

When travelling on our 'turn up and go' routes, please:

- Remember wait times may be extended.

- Capacity is constrained – please plan your journey with key workers and islanders in mind.

- Follow updated advice on how to travel safely.

A83 Resurfacing Works
Tuesday 12th of January 2021 for 6 weeks

BEAR Scotland, on behalf of Transport Scotland, are planning to carry out essential carriageway resurfacing works on the A83 at various locations. The works are programmed to commence Tuesday 12th of January 2021 for 6 weeks. Please refer to the below table for working hours for each respective site.

( Location of Works / Duration / Work Hours / Traffic Management )

A83 Butterbridge to Dunoon Jct Ph2 Tuesday 12th Jan – Thursday 11th February (23 nights) 19:00hrs – 07:00hrs Convoy System

A83 Corranbuie Sunday 14th Feb – Wednesday 17th Feb (4 Nights) 20:00hrs – 05:00hrs Road Closure Type B

A83 Clachan Thursday 18th – Monday 22nd Feb (3 Nights) 20:00hrs – 05:00hrs Road Closure Type B

A83 Meall Mhor Tuesday 23rd Feb – Thursday 24 th Feb (2 Nights) 20:00hrs – 05:00hrs Road Closure Type B

Convoy –
To ensure the safety of both the work force and travelling members of the public, the carriageway will be subject to a lane closure with a 10mph convoy system in place. Access for - emergency services will be maintained at all times.

Road Closure Type B –
With no suitable trunk road diversion available, it will be necessary to close the road at the above Type B sites between 19:00hrs and 07:00hrs each night. As a result, amnesty periods will be provided at the following times: 21:00hrs, 22:00hrs, 00:00hrs, 02:00hrs, and 04:00hrs.

Motorists are encouraged to arrive prior to these times to ensure they are accommodated within the amnesty period. Local access and access for emergency services will be maintained at all times.

Out with working hours the traffic management will be removed and a 30mph speed limit will be in place at each respective resurfacing site to ensure vehicles can safely pass over the temporary road surface. 

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