Highlands & Islands

Return for Western Isles ferry after breakdown

A ferry operator said it expected a vessel that has been out of service for more than a month to return to its route following repairs.

The breakdown of the MV Clansman led to services between Oban to Lochboisdale in South Uist and Castlebay in Barra being disrupted.

Ferry operator Caledonian MacBrayne said it should return sometime over the weekend.

Engineers have been fixing problem's with the boat's engine.

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