Isle of Man Transport has just published details of a further addition to the timetables operating on both the Manx Electric Railway & Isle of Man Railway for the remainder of the 2020 operating season. In addition to the October half term period, trams and trains will now operate every weekend in…
Our Latest Print Publication
Manx Transport Review No.98 Spring/Summer 2020 was due to be printed in April 2020. The unprecedented situation concerning the Coronavirus pandemic and resultant social distancing restrictions has had an unyielding effect on everyday life, not least for the printing industry. As a result, productio…
The MERS has a large back catalogue of publications dating back to 1973, covering all aspects of the Island's transport…
Columba Club, 1 Sydney Mount, Douglas IM1 3DB.
The meetings usually take the form of either a general
discussion/social evening or a slide, film or video presentation.
The opportunity is also taken to keep members informed on the
latest developments concerning the MER and other Island
transport. Local and visiting members of the Society, guests and
anyone interested in transport are all welcome.
Membership subscriptions (those paid by Cheque/Postal
Order/Standing Order) become due for renewal on the 1st April
2020. Full and On-line subscriptions (paid via PAYPAL) fall due
on the first and successive anniversaries of first joining the
MERS. To renew your subscription or join the
MERS by PAYPAL, click the green ‘Get Membership from Just £1 A
Year’ link at the top left-hand corner of the MERS website
homepage – www.mers.org.im.
payment can be made by Cheque/Postal Order/ Standing Order by
downloading a renewal form
HERE. For membership enquiries and information
contact the MERS at: [email protected]
Recently updated pages:
The following pages have recently been added or updated. Further Dates Added To MER & IMR October Services 28-9-20 MER Car No.15 pages updated 12-9-20 MER Car No.32 pages updated 12-9-20 MER & IMR Seasons Extended 12-9-20 MER car No.28 pages updated 8-9-20 Snaefell Mountain Railway pages updated 7-…
We are very excited to announce a continuation to the Isle of Man Steam Railway Services and Manx Electric Railway during October Half Term. Additionally we have a fantastic line up of Dining Car events during October Half Term that are available to book now by calling 697457 or email [email protected]…
The operating seasons for the Manx Electric Railway and Isle of Man Railway have been extended. Services on both heritage railways are now set to draw to a close on Sunday, October 4th. For full details please visit: www.rail.im This is how Isle of Man Newspapers reported the extended operating sea…
DOI chose to "look a gift horse in the mouth " by rejecting MERS offer to underwrite a Snaefell service "A heritage railway group has accused the government of causing "incalculable harm" after it rejected financial help to run a 125th anniversary Snaefell Mountain Railway service. Manx Electric Ra…
‘Charity Had Proposed To Donate £9k For Service’ “The Snaefell Mountain Railway won't run this year, despite an offer to pay for it by a local heritage transport charity. A proposal by the Manx Electric Railway Society to give £9000 to run the service following its 150th anniversary last week (21 A…
The Snaefell Saga Continues…….. “Isle of Man Transport has said it wanted to run the Snaefell Mountain Railway this year, but it wasn’t its decision. The decision not to open the tramway for its 125th anniversary has been criticised by supporters and politicians. To celebrate the railway’s 125th an…
Want to be a Reporter/Photographer for MERS Newslines?
Contact us for details.