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The following pages have recently been added or updated. Snaefell Mountain Railway Suspended Indefinitely 25-9-17 Car 19 & Winter Trailer 57 – Derby Castle 25-9-17 SMR Runaway – Questions In Tynwald 24-9-17 MER Car 25 23-9-17 3FM “Mountain Railway Suspended Over Safety Concerns” 22-9-17 Snaefell Mo…

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Snaefell Mountain Railway Suspended Indefinitely

The Island's media reports on the latest development in the wake of the SMR Runaway Incident. "Service Suspended With Immediate Effect." "The Snaefell Mountain Railway has been suspended with immediate effect, after investigations concluded it's doesn't meet safety standards. A statement from the i…

SMR Runaway – Questions In Tynwald

Energy FM Reports - Saturday 16th September 2017 “An MHK is seeking details about brake failures on the Snaefell Mountain Railway and Manx Electric Railway. Douglas North MHK David Ashford has asked Infrastructure Minister Ray Harmer how many times the electric braking system has failed on the MER…

3FM “Mountain Railway Suspended Over Safety Concerns”

Island Radio Station Claims Suspension Of Services Is Due To Safety Concerns. "It's understood safety concerns mean every tram on the Snaefell Mountain Railway is currently out of commission. This morning, the Department of Infrastructure announced services have been suspended. The trams have been…

Snaefell Mountain Railway - Services Suspended

Closed today due to technical issues "The Snaefell Mountain Railway service has been suspended this morning. Infrastructure officials say technical issues have caused the closure - though they'll be providing an update later in the day." Read the article on Manx Radio's Website. Isle of Man Transpo…


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