NS5168 : One man waiting

taken 8 years ago, near to Yoker, Glasgow, Great Britain

One man waiting
One man waiting
The Clyde Link ferry between Renfrew and Yoker heads across to Yoker to collect a solitary passenger waiting on the slipway. Now operated by ClydeLink, without subsidy - LinkExternal link
Renfrew Ferry

Renfrew is one of the oldest surviving ferry crossings in the UK and has seen three different vessel types in my lifetime.

1. The chainlink vessels that ran until 1984 NS5168 : Last day of the old Renfrew ferry.

2. The "landing craft" style which operated from 1984 until 2010 and which could carry an emergency vehicle at a push NS5168 : Renfrew Ferry.

3. The present day replacement which can carry 12 passengers and no vehicles. I suppose it is better than nothing NS5168 : Silvers Marine - The new Renfrew Ferry as of April 2010..

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Date Taken
Wednesday, 2 May, 2012   (more nearby)
Thursday, 3 May, 2012
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Rivers, Streams, Drainage  Business, Retail, Services  Suburb, Urban fringe  Communications  Estuary, Marine 
Place (from Tags)
Renfrew  Glasgow 
River (from Tags)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 5113 6848 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:53.1829N 4:22.9049W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 5102 6844
View Direction
East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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Renfrew-Yoker Ferry  Ferry 

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