Garff MHK Supports Resumption Of Services On The Mountain. “An offer by a heritage society to cover the costs of running the Snaefell Mountain Railway for its 125th anniversary is being considered by transport bosses. But Garff MHK Daphne Caine said the Department of Infrastructure should be oblige…
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Car 33 & Trailer 52 - Mines Tavern
Homeward bound for Laxey Car Sheds, Crossbench Car 33 and Trailer 52 pass the Mines Tavern as they enter Laxey Station on the afternoon of Monday 7th September 2015. The duo had been engaged on Poles & Wires duties. (Photo: A. Spencer)
‘MERS Secretary Outlines The Group's Aims’ ‘The Department of Infrastructure has responded to an offer made by the Manx Electric Railway Society to fund the running of the Snaefell mountain railway service this year. Following Infrastructure Minister Tim Baker's decision to axe the route, the organ…
Since the publication of the MERS Press Release concerning our offer to underwrite a service on the Snaefell Mountain Railway for a period of 15 days, reaction has already proved to be extremely positive. Dear Committee members Thank you for your email and agreeing a donation to find a way to hopef…
“The Manx Electric Railway Society has offered £9,000 to pay for the Snaefell Mountain Railway to run for its 125th anniversary. A statement from the society said: ’The Minister for the Department of Infrastructure appeared on Manx Radio news on Friday and seemed to suggest, (although without figur…
'Manx Electric Railway Society cover cost of four week's operation' "The Manx Electric Railway Society has put forward £9,000 to run the line up to Snaefell, after the Department of Infrastructure declined to do so. It follows the Infrastructure Minister Tim Baker's comments on Friday that the ther…
THE SNAEFELL MOUNTAIN RAILWAY The Minister for the Department of Infrastructure appeared on Manx Radio news on Friday and seemed to suggest, (although without figures to justify this) that for reasons of cost the Snaefell Mountain Railway cannot run this year. This Minister's interview on Manx Radi…
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