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Seaspeed


Seaspeed was the name given to the joint hovercraft operations of British Rail (under British Rail Hovercraft Limited) in association with the French National Railways (SNCF). British Rail Hovercraft Limited was established in 1965, under authority given to it by the British Railways Act 1967 and started its first service in 1966. Seaspeed merged with rival Hoverlloyd in 1981 to create Hoverspeed.