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Manx Transport Review No.96 - Spring/Summer 2018

FULL COLOUR - 102 Pages - Published: early August 2018 - £5.95 Sent free to Full Members of the Manx Electric Railway Society (see HOME page for membership details) Available direct from the Manx Electric Railway Society - £5.95 + £1.90 p&p - please make cheques/postal orders payable to the MANX EL…

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Membership Renewals 2018/19

Full Annual Membership subscriptions (those paid by Cheque/Postal Order/Standing Order) became due for renewal on the 1st April 2018. Full and On-line subscriptions (paid via PAYPAL) fall due on the first and successive anniversaries of first joining the MERS. To renew your subscription or join the MERS by PAYPAL, click the green ‘Get Membership from Just £1 A Year’ link at the top left-hand corner of the MERS website homepage – www.mers.org.im. Alternatively, payment can be made by Cheque/Postal Order/ Standing Order by downloading a renewal form HERE. For membership enquiries and information contact the MERS at: [email protected]

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Website Updates
Updated 5 Feb 2019

The following pages have recently been added or updated. Objections To Plans For Demolition Of Historic Groudle Glen Hotel 5-2-19 Rush Hour On The Railways 01-02-19 Heritage Railway's Timetables 2019 17-1-19 MER DOMINATES BRITISH TRAM OF THE YEAR AWARDS 17-1-19 The Latest Demonstrator Bus 16-1-19 R…

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Road, Rail, Sea and Air

RUSH HOUR ON THE RAILWAYS 2019

Isle of Man Transport have published full details of this year's 'Rush Hour On The Railways' event which will be held over the Easter period. The full programme can be downloaded HERE. Visit www.rail.im for Heritage Railways timetables and the full list of special events.

Heritage Railway's 2019 Timetables

Timetables for the Heritage Railways 2019 operating season are now available to view on Isle of Man Transport’s website. To view and download the full timetables for the Manx Electric Railway, Snaefell Mountain Railway & Isle of Man Railway, please click HERE.

MER DOMINATES BRITISH TRAM OF THE YEAR AWARDS

‘Three Out of Four Prizes for Island Tramway’ “The Manx Electric Railway has dominated proceedings at the British Trams Online Tram of the Year awards 2018, taking three out of the four top prizes. The full list of awards can be viewed at British Trams Online The MER won accolades for the tradition…

The Latest Demonstrator Bus

By Mike Jones The 11.5metre Wright Street-Deck demonstrator is now on the Island.It has a longer version of the Gemini 3 bodywork as fitted to the two newest Volvos in the existing fleet, but with extra glazing on the corners to improve the forward view of top deck passengers, and extensive glazing…

Recent Horse Tramway Developments

Work continues of the major rebuilding of Douglas Promenade, the lifting of rails from the Horse Tramway and preparation work prior to the construction of the replacement tramway depot. A December 2018 view looking north along Strathallan Crescent, showing the excavation of the road surface and lif…


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