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Question ref. S5W-35350
Asked by: Jamie Greene, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party
Date lodged: 19 February 2021

Question

To ask the Scottish Government how many times the Arran ferry service has been cancelled between 2016, broken down by (a) date and (b) reason.

Current status: Answered by Paul Wheelhouse on 22 March 2021


Answer

There are two ferry routes serving Arran, Ardrossan – Brodick and Claonaig - Lochranza.

There was 19,537 scheduled sailings on the Ardrossan – Brodick service of which 1,571 were cancelled with 173 additional sailings provided, resulting in total of 18,139 sailings operated.

There was 14,600 scheduled sailings on the Claonaig – Lochranza service of which 802 were cancelled with 231 additional sailings provided, resulting in a total of 14,029 sailings operated.

Further details are provided in the tables below, by reason between October 2016 and January 2021. The two routes are shown separately. A copy of the table has been placed in the Scottish Parliament Information Centre (Bib. number 62253).