9 Apr 2024

Glen Rosa Ferry: 3,000 ton ship finally takes off six years behind schedule

Scotland Correspondent

There were scenes of jubilation on the banks of the Clyde today, as 3,000 tonnes-worth of ferry finally took to the water, albeit six years behind schedule and an estimated four times over budget.

The fiasco around the Glen Rosa’s construction – along with her sister ship – has been a near-constant headache for the Scottish government.