Isle of Man Transport has just published provisional dates and details of the railway services which are expected to operate for the summer of 2021. Unlike 2020, services on the Snaefell Mountain Railway are expected to operate. The provisional dates for the commencement of services are as follows:…
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The following pages have recently been added or updated. Heritage Railway Services 2021 20-4-21 Future of Horse Tramway Length in Hands of Next Tynwald 25-3-21 Horse Tram Tracks to Be Completed Over Winter 15-3-21 Douglas Horse Car No.11 pages updated 8-3-21 ‘Further Delay To Prom Scheme Confirmed’…
Volunteers from the Great Laxey Mine Railway have launched an appeal to raise funds towards the restoration of the former Manx Electric Railway Goods Shed at Laxey. For full details, click HERE to download the appeal leaflet.
‘Future Tynwald to vote again on tramway length’ An MHK says the Department of Infrastructure is trying to hide an overspend by splitting up the Douglas promenade scheme. The DOI has separated out the stretch of tramway from Broadway to the Sea Terminal out of its main contract with Auldyn Construc…
“Tynwald will once again be asked to approve plans to run the horse tram tracks between Broadway and the Sea Terminal. The work has now been removed from the main promenade scheme despite previously being planned, budgeted for and approved. This also include the 'roundels', which will now be finish…
Today's sitting of the House of Keys will include a question for oral answer in connection with the ongoing saga of the Horse Tramway. ‘Garff's Daphne Caine wants details about where the tram tracks will be and the costs, when promenade works concludes in the summer.’ Manx Radio
"Current stage has been delayed due to Covid-19" 'Work to rebuild the horse tram tracks along part of Douglas Promenade will be completed over the winter period.' The infrastructure minister says he will seek Tynwald approval for the stretch, between Broadway and the Sea Terminal, in November. Tim…
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