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Southampton to Isle of Wight high-speed ferries back in action

Fast crossings between Southampton and the Isle of Wight have returned after an oil leak.

The ferry operator, Red Funnel, said its Red Jet 7 has returned to service after a refit, bringing the 18:30 GMT from Southampton and 1905 from West Cowes back into action.

On Monday morning the only catamaran in service, Red Jet 6, halted journeys between Southampton and West Cowes.

Red Jet 4 is still being repaired, the company said.

The vehicle ferry is also sailing between Southampton and East Cowes.


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