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Sandown, Newport to Cowes

The 24 Km route for the new Translohr tramway follows mainly the original rail alignment from Sandown to Cowes. This route would have 30 minute frequency to match the fast ferry Red Jet departures to Southampton. It is vital that the new link with Sandown is associated with, and forms part of, the justification for a new link with the Red-Jet fast passenger ferry at Cowes. All the cycle/walkways on the route would be retained either adjacent to or close to the new alignment in line with the Office of the Rail Regulator (formally HMRI) recommended guidelines.


The proposed route and stops are at; Sandown High Street, Victoria Road, St. Johns Road, Broadway, Winchester Park Road, Sandown Interchange (Island Line), Sandown High School, Alverstone, Lang Bridge, Horringford, Merstone, Blackwater, Shide, Pan, Church Litten, St. James Square Newport, Hunnyhill, Hooke’s Way, St. Mary’s Hospital, Dodnor Lane, Stag Lane, Arctic Road, Newport Road, Love Lane, Bellevue Road, St. Mary’s Road, Park Road and Cowes Town Quay Red Funnel Red Jet Terminal.


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proposed route of tramway

This map of the proposed route is reproduced by kind permission of Midland Publishing and appears in original form in their book, RAILS IN THE ISLE OF WIGHT, A COLOUR CELEBRATION.

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