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Folkestone - Ostend ferry

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Folkestone - Ostend ferry
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From:  Folkestone
To:  Ostend
Distance:  124.9 km (77.6 miles)
County
Kent • Belgium
Error: Belgium is not a county
Current Operator
Sealink
On road(s)
A260, N34 (Belgium)
Crossings related to the A260
Crossings related to the N34 (Belgium)

The Folkestone - Ostend was a former Sealink route. It was mainly operated for rail and freight purposes, with the principal ferry on the route in recent years being the Vortigern; a ferry designed for dual ro/ro and rail operations.

Operations on this route recommenced following the 1972 construction of a modern linkspan at Folkestone, and continued until 1985, at which point Ostend traffic was transferred to Dover.

Routes

British Side

Route To Notes

A260

London, Canterbury, Dover (A20, M20)

A2033

Hastings (A259)

Belgian Side

Route To Notes

N34

Ostend, Brugge, Gent, Brussels
Error: N34 (Belgium) does not exist


Ferries

Name IMO Operator Dates Notes
Vortigern 6910960 Sealink 1979-1985 Built as a dual purpose rail and ro/ro ferry. Also served on other routes during this period


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