The circular ticket office still sells tickets for the trains, just one departure every hour.
Built in Poland, she was launched on 12 September 2006. Following delivery, the fitting out process took into account design modifications based on lessons learned from sister ship MV Bute. She was formally named at Rothesay Bay on 4 May 2007 before joining the Caledonian MacBrayne fleet later in the month.
After a cup of coffee in Rothesay's Electric Bakery ...
For barely 30 minutes afloat!
Ouch and treble ouch!
The bus to/from Largs and Calmac ferry totalled £22.20. Return.
Tomorrow we mop up a few Rothesay snippets. Meanwhile the fbb's returned to Seaton yesterday, again, as outward route reversed; but with less stress we guess. Bless!
[The above sentence was written in advance of the homeward journey; which didn't go as smoothly as predicted : full explanation later in the week. It wasn't as bad as it might have been.]