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Yesterday, ferryboats had return to Belém!

Lisbon had ferrys conecting Belém and Porto Brandão between 1959 and 1977 and, since then, I'm not sure, but I think no ferry has return there.

Since yesterday, and due to works at the Cais do Sodré Terminal, the route Cais do Sodré-Cacilhas has been changed to Belém, now directly conected to Cacilhas.

Of three routs made by ferryboats in early 70´s, Belém - Porto Brandão, Cais do Sodré - Cacilhas and Cais do Sodré - Montijo, only the second one remains.

Date - Nov 4th 06
Location - Belém
Owner - Transtejo
Built - 1954 at ENVC [Viana do Castelo, Portugal].
Oficial nb - LX-2794-TL
GT - 393 t
NT - 119 t
DWT - 281 t
LOA - 47.04 m
Beam - 11.22 m
Depth - 2.30 m
Speed - 11 knots
Engine - 2 Mercedes-Benz V6 [or V8, not sure] Diesel MTU with 495 HP each.
Capacity - 346 pax + 30 cars or 1120 pax
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