"The government minister in charge of the island’s transport network says the Manx Electric Railway will continue to run to Ramsey as long as he has a say. Infrastructure Ray Harmer said the suggestion that the MER should run just from Douglas to Laxey made no sense. He also gave a commitment to ke…
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Originally formed in 1973, the MANX ELECTRIC RAILWAY SOCIETY is a partly political organisation charged with the express purpose of protecting and promoting the retention and development of the MER and other Island tramways at a reasonable cost. It successfully campaigned for the reinstatement and…
"A series of special events is planned around the end of the horse tram season this year, to mark the final day of service along the current historical track. The last day of service will be Sunday 21 October, the season closing slightly earlier than usual to allow work to start on the Douglas Prom…
Due to the commence of work to rebuild Douglas Promenade, the final day of the Horse Tramway’s 2018 season has been brought forward to Sunday, October 21st, some two weeks earlier than originally planned. The 2019 season is due to commence on Tuesday 25th April, although there is a possibility that…
"A public transport hub in the centre of Ramsey is crucial, an MHK believes." "Dr Alex Allinson said: ’As a previous commissioner and now an MHK, I am keen that public transport links to the north of the island are improved.’ Replacing the bus station on a different site would also free up land for…
The Journal of the Manx Electric Railway Society Work is now underway on the compilation of Manx Transport Review No.97, for which contributions would be gratefully received. Anybody willing to contribute news, photographs and articles is invited to contact us at: Email: [email protected] or by…
Due to the current weather conditions, services on the Manx Electric Railway, Douglas Bay Horse Tramway, Isle of Man Railway and Snaefell Mountain Railway are suspended. For further information and updates please visit www.rail.im
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