Update on Corran Ferry

Lochaber Voice

This is an update from my point of view as your local councillor, trying to pull together numerous emails, telephone calls and conversations I’ve had in the last 24 hours.

Firstly, I know that many have expressed concern about driving along the A861 from Kinlocheil to Ardgour – mainly as a result of motorists not used to driving on a single-track road. The local police, via Inspector Isla Campbell at Fort William Police Station, have been asked to patrol that section and talk to motorists where appropriate.

The council’s Director of Finance, in the absence of the director normally responsible for transport, is tasked with taking appropriate action to resume the service and make alternative arrangements if this is delayed. I have asked him to investigate a pedestrian only-service with dedicated bus shuttle services either side of the narrows, which would help people getting to work or with hospital appointments…

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