Train Ferry

The Night Ferry – Shipping Timeline
Angleterre-Lorraine-Alsace (ALA)

The Night Ferry – Shipping Timeline

Introduced on the night of the 14th-15th October 1936, the Night Ferry was an international sleeper train operating between London Victoria and Paris Gare du Nord. In later years Brussels was also served. The service was operated by…
MV Transcontainer I – Past and Present
Ferries

MV Transcontainer I – Past and Present

Mv Niobe I ex Nour I, Transcontainer I Matt Murtland Collection Steel twin screw motor vessel built in 1968 at Cons. Nav. & Ind. De la Mediterranean (CNIM), La Seyne…
MV Saint Eloi – Past and Present
Angleterre-Lorraine-Alsace (ALA)

MV Saint Eloi – Past and Present

MV Aeolos, ex Moby Love, Moby Love 2, King Orry, Channel Entente, Saint Eloi - Steel twin screw motor vessel built by Cantieri Navali di Pietra Ligure, Genoa. Italy (Yard…
Admiralty Pier Train Ferry Berth
Dover Harbour Board

Admiralty Pier Train Ferry Berth

With ships becoming much larger only vessels built up to and before the early 1970’s could fit into the original train ferry dock situated within Dover Western Docks. The new…
MV Cambridge Ferry – Past and Present
British Railways Board (BRB)

MV Cambridge Ferry – Past and Present

MV Sirio, ex Ita Uno, Cambridge Ferry - Steel twin screw turbine steamer, built by Hawthorn Leslie (Shipbuilders) Ltd, Hebburn, England, (Yard No. 754) for the British Railways Board in 1965.
MV Nord Pas-de-Calais – Past and Present
Ferries

MV Nord Pas-de-Calais – Past and Present

MV Al Andalus Express, ex Nord Pas-de-Calais, Seafrance Nord Pas-de-Calais, Nord Pas-de-Calais - Steel twin screw motor vessel, built by Chantiers du Nord et de la Méditerranée SA, Dunkirk, (Yard No 325)…
MV Vortigern – Past and Present
Ferries

MV Vortigern – Past and Present

MV Limon, ex Nisos Limnos, Milos Express, Vortigern - Steel twin screw motor vessel, built by Swan, Hunter & Tyne Shipbuilders (Yard No.10) at their Wallsend-on-Tyne yard for the British Railways Board…
MV Saint Germain – Past and Present
Ferries

MV Saint Germain – Past and Present

MV Saint Germain - Steel twin screw motor vessel, built and engined by Helsingør Skibsværft og Maskinbyggeri A/S Helsingor, Denmark, (Yard No 303), for the Société Nationale des Chemins de fer Français (SNCF) in…
TS Shepperton Ferry – Past and Present
British Railways Board (BRB)

TS Shepperton Ferry – Past and Present

TS Shepperton Ferry - Steel twin screw turbine steamer, one of three identical stern-loading railway ferry boats ordered by the Southern Railway in 1933 for their intended new Dover-Dunkirk ferry…
TS Hampton Ferry – Past and Present
Ferries

TS Hampton Ferry – Past and Present

TS Tre-Arddur, ex Hampton Ferry, HMS Hampton - Steel twin screw turbine steamer, one of three identical stern-loading train ferries ordered by the Southern Railway in 1933. Built by Messrs.…
TS Twickenham Ferry – Past and Present
Angleterre-Lorraine-Alsace (ALA)

TS Twickenham Ferry – Past and Present

TS Twickenham Ferry - Steel twin screw turbine steamer, one of three identical stern-loading railway ferry boats ordered by the Southern Railway in 1933 for their intended new Dover-Dunkirk ferry…
The Dover Train Ferry Dock 1936-1988
Angleterre-Lorraine-Alsace (ALA)

The Dover Train Ferry Dock 1936-1988

In 1933 Southern Railway undertook to order three new train ferries and to construct a train ferry dock at Dover. It was agreed that a site, lying between the South Pier…
MV Anderida – Past and Present
Coopérative de Transport Maritime et Aérien (CTMA)

MV Anderida – Past and Present

MV CTMA Voyageur, ex Anderida - Steel twin screw motor vessel built in 1972 at Trosvik Verksted A/S Brevik, Norway (Yard No 95) for Stena AB, Göteborg as a passenger…
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