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Torbay commuters' two-year wait for catamaran ferry

A ferry firm has failed to deliver a promised 100-seat catamaran more than two years after it started a route subsidised by £540,000 of public cash.

The Brixham Express between Brixham and Torquay is advertised as a "custom built catamaran", but is currently a small fishing boat.

A Torbay councillor said handing out subsidies for the service was "verging on the ridiculous".

The firm said it was still waiting to get a safety all-clear on the vessel.

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  • 11 May 2016