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Manx Transport Review Spring/Summer 2016

Oh Ye of Little Faith… It's on its way — the next issue of the Island's leading transport journal ! Laxey Station, Douglas Station, floods (bus 20), Snaefell 3, Horse Trams, and more…

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Despite Tynwald's welcome vote of support, the reality remains that the future of the Loch Promenade line, the Stables, Depot and around half the fleet remain undecided. Contact your current MHK and Keys candidates.
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Owain Lewis
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Owain Lewis has kindly made the following images available which were taken during a trip to the Island in July 2016 which coincided with Manx National Week. Owian made journey on the Manx Electric Railway, Snaefell Mountan Railway and the Isle of Man Railway. Car 6 and Trailer 41 shunt in Ramsey S…

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Drive The Diesel Simulator Experience

Isle of Man Railways is to launch its new Drive the Diesel simulator experience this weekend (23 July 2016). Located in the Railway Museum shop next door to Port Erin Railway Station, the simulator was developed for Isle of Man Railways by specialist rail simulator company Ian Rowe Associates of Mi…

​Manx Radio's Mandate Programme - Thursday 21st July 2016

Following Yesterday’s Tynwald debate, Julian Nutter, the Secretary of the Manx Electric Railway Society and Phil Gawne MHK were both interviewed for Mandate, Manx Radio's current affairs programme. To listen to the feature click HERE, the interviews commence 4 minutes into the clip. Manx Radio have…

HAS TYNWALD REJECTED PLAN TO SCRAP LOCH PROM LINK?

A plan by Phil Gawne's Department of Infrastructure to abandon the Loch Promenade section of the historic Douglas Horse Tramway suffered a setback in Tynwald this afternoon. Recommendation 6 "That a new single line Tramway track be laid from Derby Castle to the War Memorial as part of a Douglas Pro…

'HORSE TRAMS BEING SET UP TO FAIL SAYS MERS'

Following on from the recent Press Release from the MERS, Secretary Julian Nutter was interviewed by Manx Radio’s Howard Caine. Click HERE to listen to the full interview. The article can be viewed on Manx Radio's News pages.

PRESS RELEASE FROM THE MANX ELECTRIC RAILWAY SOCIETY

Next week Tynwald will vote on a series of recommendations contained in “Proposals for the Future Operation Of Douglas Horse Tramway.” For the avoidance of any doubt - the Manx Electric Railway Society is fully supportive of the retention of the Horse Tramway and asks that Tynwald Members do just t…


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