Isle of Man Transport has published full details of the 2019 Manx Heritage Transport Festival which takes place between Wednesday 24th and Sunday 28th July. The full list of events can be viewed HERE. As usual, over Easter (Friday 19th – Sunday 22nd April) the Heritage Railways play host the now cu…
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Updated 13 Mar 2019
The following pages have recently been added or updated. 2019 Manx Heritage Transport Festival, Rush Hour On The Railways & MER/SMR/Douglas Horse Tramway Seasonal Services 13-3-19 Planning Application – Temporary Horse Tramway Storage 9-3-19 New Events, New Management, Same Fantastic Views! 22-2-19…
Planning Application – Temporary Horse Tramway Storage
Storage For Six Horse Cars The Isle of Man Department of Infrastructure has submitted a planning application, which if approved will permit the erection of a temporary storage facility for the horse tramway on derelict land once occupied by Summerland’s car park. With completion of the new tramway…
News Release from Isle of Man Transport - Wednesday, February 20, 2019. Snaefell Café and Restaurant is due to open its door on the same day as Snaefell Mountain Railway commences its operation for the season - Tuesday 26th March. The difference this year is that the café is under new management, w…
Questions in The Keys As To Why Another Passing Loop Is Required "Infrastructure Minister Ray Harmer has explained why an extra horse tram passing place features in the plans for the promenade redevelopment. In the House of Keys on Tuesday, he was asked to explain 'why a further passing place is re…
Objections To Demolition of Groudle Hotel, and Proposal To Have It Added To Protected Building Register
Planning Application No. 18/01300/A was lodged in December to permit the demolition of the iconic and historic former Groudle Glen Hotel, and its replacement with five dwellings. The Groudle Hotel is located at the original 1893 terminus of what later became the Manx Electric Railway. The Groudle G…
Isle of Man Transport have published full details of this year's 'Rush Hour On The Railways' event which will be held over the Easter period. The full programme can be downloaded HERE. Visit www.rail.im for Heritage Railways timetables and the full list of special events.
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