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For all membership and trade enquiries contact the MERS at: [email protected] Contributions are now invited for Manx Transport Review No.97.
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discussion/social evening or a slide, film or video presentation.
The opportunity is also taken to keep members informed on the
latest developments concerning the MER and other Island
transport. Local and visiting members of the Society, guests and
anyone interested in transport are all welcome.
NEXT MEETING - Tuesday, May 8, 2018
A Presentation by Mr D. Longworth
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The following pages have recently been added or updated. Horse Tram Running Costs Near To Half A Million 17-4-18 Rebuilt Horse Car No.36 - 15-4-18 The Return of Car No.45 - 6-4-18 Planning Application Submitted For The Demolition & Replacement of Horse Tramway Depot - 5-4-18 'Snaefell Mountain Rail…
April 2017 to March 2018 season stats released "Running the horse trams along Douglas promenade cost the Isle of Man Government just shy of half a million pounds last summer. Revenue generated by the heritage tramway was £143,000 but running costs were £626,000. The figures come from a freedom of i…
The Return of Car No.45
Following on from the recent return to use of overhauled car No.36, Bulkhead car No.45 made its first trip along Douglas Promenade today after undergoing a thorough rebuild at the MER’s Derby Castle Depot. Looking somewhat different from the last time the 1908 built car saw use as the 2017 season d…
Planning Application Submitted For The Demolition & Replacement of Horse Tramway Depot To Include Some Temporary Storage Space For MER Cars.
The Isle of Man Department of Infrastructure has submitted a planning application to allow the demolition of the current Horse Tramway Depot on Strathallan Crescent, and its replacement with a building which will resemble the original storey structure which dates from 1896. The new building will in…
Future Plans For Horse Tramway - Strathallan Depot To Be Rebuilt ? Ian Longworth discusses future plans for the Horse Tramway with Manx.Net. The interviews can be viewed HERE and HERE.
Safety concerns addressed, says DoI 'Snaefell Mountain Railway services start today, one day late. There had been concerns it wouldn't be able to start running, following serious safety issues which necessitated an early closure of the railway last year. Services were suspended in September, follow…
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