Ferry Runs Cancelled

People who rely on ferries for transportation may have to adapt to changes in the ferry schedule to start the week.

The North Carolina Department of Transportation's Ferry Division says several runs at the Swan Quarter-Ocracoke and Cedar Island-Ocracoke routes will be cancelled Monday and Tuesday.

The following runs have been cancelled Monday:
-12 p.m. run from Ocracoke to Swan Quarter
-5 p.m. run from Swan Quarter to Ocracoke

The following runs have been cancelled for Tuesday:
-7 a.m. run from Ocracoke to Cedar Island
-9:30 a.m. run from Cedar Island to Ocracoke
-12 p.m. run from Ocracoke to Swan Quarter; and
-The 5 p.m. run from Swan Quarter to Ocracoke.

The following runs will continue as scheduled:
-6:30 a.m. run from Ocracoke to Swan Quarter
-7 a.m. run from Swan Quarter to Ocracoke
-Both 9:30 a.m. runs from Swan Quarter and Ocracoke
-4:30 p.m. run from Ocracoke to Swan Quarter
-7 a.m. run from Cedar Island to Ocracoke
-10 a.m. run from Ocracoke to Cedar Island
-3:30 p.m. runs from Cedar Island and Ocracoke
-6 p.m. runs from Cedar Island and Ocracoke
-8:30 p.m. runs from Cedar Island and Ocracoke

Travelers with reservations for any of these cancelled runs should call the reservations center at 1-800-BY-FERRY (800-293-3779) and press "2" to make alternative arrangements. For further information, call the Ocracoke terminal at (252) 928-1665.


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  • by Sam Location: Kitty Hawk on Jul 19, 2010 at 07:11 AM
    I wonder why they are doing this.
  • by left Location: stranded on Jul 19, 2010 at 05:55 AM
    I need to buy a boat for times like this!
  • by Vickie Location: Grimesland on Jul 19, 2010 at 05:37 AM
    This is "scheduled" unless of course you would rather pay the men and women OVERTIME!
  • by Kimo Location: Belhaven on Jul 19, 2010 at 05:16 AM
    We are left to wonder if anyone in the Ferry Division knows what preventative (i.e. scheduled) maintenance is.
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