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Manx Transport Review No.99 - Spring/Summer 2021

Manx Transport Review No.99 Spring/Summer 2021 has just been published. News roundup from the Manx Electric Railway, Douglas Horse Tramway, Snaefell Mountain Railway and other Island transport. Historical feature articles. Full Colour - 108 pages. Copies distributed FREE to Full Members of the Manx…

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The following pages have recently been added or updated. “Majority Of Douglas Promenade Work to Be Completed by November” 14-10-21 “Douglas Promenade Completion Date Delayed Until November” 7-10-21 DOI Minister Baker ‘Dumped’ By Electorate In Manx General Election 24-9-21 Heritage Railway Services…

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Croohall replaces Baker as DOI Minister

Former Ayre & Michael MHK and DOI Minister Baker, was dumped by the electorate at the recent General Election. “Chief Minister Alfred Cannan has this morning unveiled the new Council of Ministers. They are: Kate Lord-Brennan MHK - Minister for the Cabinet Office Dr Alex Allinson MHK - Minister for…

“Majority Of Douglas Promenade Work to Be Completed November”

14 Teams Working on Project - Including Three from Doi “The 'majority' of work on Douglas promenade will be completed by the start of next month. That's the pledge from the Department of Infrastructure which has confirmed it's still working to the new date of 3 November. It's after the September de…

“Douglas Promenade Completion Date Delayed Until November”

“Work on Douglas Promenade has been delayed again and won't be completed until November. Minutes from the latest strategic project board meeting, which was held on 13 August, show Auldyn Construction 'rejected' the September completion date which had been announced in July. The Department of Infras…

DOI Minister Baker ‘Dumped’ By Electorate In Manx General Election

Minister for the Department of Infrastructure – Tim Baker, has predictably lost his seat in the constituency of Ayre & Michael. It is believed his significant involvement in the much delayed and troubled rebuild of Douglas Promenade was a major factor in the former MHK’s fall from grace. The electi…

Manx Transport Review No.100 - Spring/Summer 2022

Work has now commenced on the compilation of Manx Transport Review No.100 Spring/Summer 2022. Publication is expected to take place June 2022. Contributions are now invited for inclusion in Manx Transport Review No.100 – topical photographs, news, observations and articles of a contemporary or hist…


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