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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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The following pages have recently been added or updated. Heritage Railway Services - September & October 2021 20-8-21 ‘Delayed Prom Works Affecting Other Projects, Claims Quirk’ 1-8-21 ‘Workers Enticed Away from Prom’ 16-7-21 Mini Manx Heritage Transport Festival 15-7-21 Douglas Oval Roundabouts 'A…

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Manx Transport Review No.100 - Spring/Summer 2022

Work has now commenced on the compilation of Manx Transport Review No.100 Spring/Summer 2022. Publication is expected to take place June 2022. Contributions are now invited for inclusion in Manx Transport Review No.100 – topical photographs, news, observations and articles of a contemporary or hist…

MER To Operate on Bank Holiday Monday.

An extra days running on Bank Holiday Monday is now taking place, meaning services will now run every day through the long weekend. Cars will be operating to timetable C. .

Heritage Railway Services - September & October

Isle of Man Transport have now released details of the services which are to operate on the Manx Electric Railway, Snaefell Mountain Railway and Isle of Man Railway throughout September and October. The season will draw to a close on Sunday 31st October. Full details and service updates can be foun…

Winter Transport Festival

Isle of Man Transport has announced that a Winter Manx Heritage Transport Festival will take place in October. Full event details will be posted in due course at: www.rail.im

The Tale of Lisbon Car 360 !

Longstanding readers of Manx Transport Review will recall that Lisbon Car 360 was controversially acquired at no small cost to the Manx taxpayer by Isle of Man Railways in 1996, and became the subject of a major political row. This 1906 built tram arrived on the Island following an epic journey fro…


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