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TITLE
MV Iona and another ferry at the pier at Kyle, October 1972
EXTERNAL ID
PC_HRS_STATIONS_001_983
PLACENAME
Kyle of Lochalsh
DISTRICT
South West Ross
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
ROSS: Lochalsh
DATE OF IMAGE
2 October 1972
PERIOD
1970s
SOURCE
Highland Railway Society
ASSET ID
27674
KEYWORDS
railway stations
Highland Railway Society
HRS
ferries
piers
MV Iona and another ferry at the pier at Kyle, October 1972

This photograph shows MV Iona and another ferry at the pier at Kyle in October 1972.

MV Iona was built at Troon in 1970 at a cost of £740,000. Its carrying capacity was 581 passengers and 47 cars. It was Caldeonian MacBrayne's first drive-through RO/RO (roll-on/roll-off) ferry. It was disposed of in 1997.

The other ferry is believed to be MV Lochalsh. It was built at Newport in 1971. It had a carrying capacity of 200 passengers and 28 cars. It was disposed of in 1991.

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MV Iona and another ferry at the pier at Kyle, October 1972

ROSS: Lochalsh

1970s

railway stations; Highland Railway Society; HRS; ferries; piers

Highland Railway Society

Highland Railway Society - Stations

This photograph shows MV Iona and another ferry at the pier at Kyle in October 1972.<br /> <br /> MV Iona was built at Troon in 1970 at a cost of £740,000. Its carrying capacity was 581 passengers and 47 cars. It was Caldeonian MacBrayne's first drive-through RO/RO (roll-on/roll-off) ferry. It was disposed of in 1997.<br /> <br /> The other ferry is believed to be MV Lochalsh. It was built at Newport in 1971. It had a carrying capacity of 200 passengers and 28 cars. It was disposed of in 1991.