The Government's travel guidance changed on 19 July. Please plan ahead as services are likely to be busier, travel safely, sanitise your hands regularly, continue to wear a face covering (unless exempt), keep your distance from others where possible.
We ask you to wear a face covering at all times when using the Shields Ferry, unless you are exempt. Our crew will encourage people to wear face coverings, particularly when the service is busy. This is one of the best things you can do to protect yourself, your family and other people from coronavirus. We understand that some people are unable to wear face coverings.
We want you to feel comfortable and secure when you travel on the Shields Ferry. So we are:
- Regularly cleaning and disinfecting the ferries.
- Providing guidance and information to help us all stay safe.
- Ensuring we meet the Government’s covid-secure standard for public transport.
Payment for fares can be made by card only.
When you travel on the Shields Ferry, please follow these guidelines to help everyone stay safe:
|Keep your distance. .|
Wear a face covering - except if you have an exemption for health reasons.
|Use a Pop card or pay by contactless|
|Let people get off the ferry before you try to get on|
Wash or sanitise your hands regularly
There are sanitiser stations on board both ferries.
|Avoid travelling at peak times if possible|
Page last updated: 21 July 2021