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S5W-11888: Tavish Scott (Shetland Islands)

Scottish Liberal Democrats

Date lodged: 9 October 2017

To ask the Scottish Government what the total weekly (a) car and (b) passenger capacity of the timetabled CalMac ferry services between (i) Oban, (ii) Mallaig, (iii) Uig and (iv) Ullapool and the Western Isles was in summer (A) 2007 and (B) 2017, and what the capacity will be when the ferry under construction is introduced to services from Uig.

Answered by: Humza Yousaf 31 October 2017

The requested information is provided in the following table. In 2007 there were no services between Mallaig and the Western Isles. 

Total Weekly Car and Passengers Capacity on

Timetables Services - covers mainland to

Western Isles Routes in summer

 

 

 

Year

Port

Passengers

Cars

2007

Oban

9836

1202

 

Uig

25704

3780

 

Ullapool

28000

2828

2017

Oban

9920

1468

 

Mallaig

7084

686

 

Uig

28152

4140

 

Ullapool

19600

3640

Post New Uig Vessel

 

 

 

 

Oban

9920

1468

 

Mallaig

7084

686

 

Uig

46000

5198

 

Ullapool

19600

3640

Total Weekly Car and Passengers Capacity on

Timetables Services - covers mainland to

Western Isles Routes in summer

 

 

 

2007

 

63540

7810

2017

 

64756

9934

Post New Uig Vessel

 

 

 

 

 

82604

10922