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Manx Transport Review No.99 - Spring/Summer 2021

Manx Transport Review No.99 Spring/Summer 2021 has just been published. News roundup from the Manx Electric Railway, Douglas Horse Tramway, Snaefell Mountain Railway and other Island transport. Historical feature articles. Full Colour - 108 pages. Copies distributed FREE to Full Members of the Manx…

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Updated 13 Apr 2022

The following pages have recently been added or updated. PRESS RELAESE from the Manx Electric Railway Society 9-2-22 ‘Work to restore Douglas horse trams has faced repeated sabotage – MHK’ 9-2-22 Heritage Railways Timetables & Events 2022 26-1-22 “Refurbish walkway over horse tram, former lead coun…

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Crookall ‘More Confident’ Horse Trams Will Run This Year

“Infrastructure Minister Tim Crookall has said he is ‘more confident’ the horse trams will run this season. This follows his comments in Tynwald last week when he said he was ‘not hopeful’ it would happen. He said: ‘I’m more confident that the horse trams will run later this summer, and will provid…

Summer Transport Festival 2022

The full itinerary for the 2022 Summer Transport Festival has now been released by Isle of Man Transport. Click HERE to view the programme.

MHK labels work to reinstate horse tram tracks 'a disgrace'

‘Daphne Caine is set to question the DOI minister during Tynwald sitting’ “Garff MHK Daphne Caine has hit out at the Department of Infrastructure, saying the work to reinstate the horse tram tracks along Douglas promenade is a 'shambles and a disgrace'. Mrs Caine will ask DoI Minister Tim Crookall…

‘Horse trams to be discussed in next week’s Tynwald’

‘Garff MHK Daphne Caine will ask the Minister for Infrastructure when the Horse Tramway on Douglas Promenade will be completed and when trams will operate. She will also ask the Minister for Enterprise what assessment has been made by his department and the Visit Agency of both the heritage value a…


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