Transportation and Works
April 6, 2016

Public Advisory: Update Provided on Fogo Island - Change Islands Ferry Service

Travellers are advised that the MV Beaumont Hamel is expected to begin providing ferry service to Fogo Island - Change Islands from Farewell at approximately 2:00 p.m. today (Wednesday, April 6). The vessel will first conduct a combined run to Change Islands and Fogo Island. The vessel will then follow the Winter Schedule on a load and go basis to alleviate traffic demands.

Helicopter and fixed wing air services will remain in place for the remainder of the day.

Travellers are encouraged to consult the Department of Transportation and Works Marine Services Status Board (http://www.tw.gov.nl.ca/ferryservices/index.stm) and the toll free Fogo Island - Change Islands Recorded Information Line at 1-855-621-3150 for schedule updates.

The Department of Transportation and Works apologizes for any inconvenience caused by these service adjustments.

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Media contact:

Jacquelyn Howard
Director of Communications
Department of Transportation and Works
709-729-3015, 689-2624
jacquelynhoward@gov.nl.ca

2016 04 06                              12:55 p.m.