Dartmouth higher ferry, Britannia crossing, Greenway, Sun 2 September 2012. The higher ferry connects the A379 on either side of the River Dart. The ship seen here entered service in 2009, and is guided by the cables visible on either side. It is owned and operated by the Dartmouth - Kingswear Floating Bridge Co. The A379 crosses the Dartmouth Steam Railway immediately beyond the slipway. Just visible is Britannia crossing signal cabin from which the railway is controlled.