Manx Transport Review No.98 - Winter/Spring 2020 Coming Soon - Publication expected early April. Contributions are now invited for Manx Transport Review No.99 - please contact us at: [email protected] or by post at: Manx Electric Railway Society, PO Box 117, Douglas, Isle of Man. IM99 1JS
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***OUT NOW*** Manx Transport Review No.97 Winter/Spring 2019 is being distributed FREE to Full Members of the Manx Electric Railway Society - see HOME page for membership details. It is also available from selected Island and UK bookshops, or direct from the Manx Electric Railway Society (£5.95 + £…
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Trailer 53 - Derby Castle Yard
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Trailer 53 occupies the road which leads to the former Goods Shed at Derby Castle Depot in August 1974. Tunnel Car 5 peeps through the door of the bottom shed whilst a Ratchet Car sits alongside on the 'Stores Road'. A member of staff clad in a traditional brown dust jacket stands in the doorway of…
'Thoughts of retirement have been shunted to one side for Ian Longworth who is back in charge of public transport.' "The end of an era was prematurely declared in January last year when it was announced that Mr Longworth was stepping down from his role as director of public transport after 10 years…
Isle of Man Railways has published the full 2020 timetables for the Manx Electric Railway, Snaefell Mountain Railway, Isle of Man Railway and the Douglas Bay Horse Tramway. Services on the Horse Tramway are expected to operate from Derby Castle to within the vicinity of Broadway. The Island’s Herit…
Concrete Was Chosen For The Central Tram Corridor On The Promenade Because It Was The ’Most Appropriate And Cost-Effective Solution’
‘The Department of Infrastructure has responded to a front page story in last week’s Manx Independent.’ “It highlighted an official report that suggested that asphalt could have been used on the corridor instead of concrete and that the cracks which have formed have penetrated the full depth of the…
‘Further changes to the £25m Promenade refurbishment scheme have been unveiled - with the completion date now put back to August 2021.’ “The project team outlined the revised plans to residents and businesses at a drop-in session last night (Wednesday) at the Palace Hotel. The estimated completion…
'Design flaws in the multi-million pound Douglas promenade scheme have been blamed for cracks appearing in the concrete.' “Concrete was used to create the red central tram corridor where cracking has appeared in the new surface. The report by experts Robery Forensic Engineering, released following…
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