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Isle of Man Transport have published full details of this year's 'Rush Hour On The Railways' event which will be held over the Easter period. The full programme can be downloaded HERE. Visit for Heritage Railways timetables and the full list of special events.

Heritage Railway's 2019 Timetables

Timetables for the Heritage Railways 2019 operating season are now available to view on Isle of Man Transport’s website. To view and download the full timetables for the Manx Electric Railway, Snaefell Mountain Railway & Isle of Man Railway, please click HERE.


‘Three Out of Four Prizes for Island Tramway’ “The Manx Electric Railway has dominated proceedings at the British Trams Online Tram of the Year awards 2018, taking three out of the four top prizes. The full list of awards can be viewed at British Trams Online The MER won accolades for the tradition…

The Latest Demonstrator Bus

By Mike Jones The 11.5metre Wright Street-Deck demonstrator is now on the Island.It has a longer version of the Gemini 3 bodywork as fitted to the two newest Volvos in the existing fleet, but with extra glazing on the corners to improve the forward view of top deck passengers, and extensive glazing…

Recent Horse Tramway Developments

Work continues of the major rebuilding of Douglas Promenade, the lifting of rails from the Horse Tramway and preparation work prior to the construction of the replacement tramway depot. A December 2018 view looking north along Strathallan Crescent, showing the excavation of the road surface and lif…

Ian Longworth Stands Down From Full-time Work

Ian Bates takes on role for limited term 'The man who has been instrumental in shaping the Island's public transport system over the last decade is stepping down from full-time work. Ian Longworth is moving to a three day week as he heads towards a planned retirement. Whilst Mr Longworth will conti…

Delivery Of New Buses & A Demonstartor Visits The Island.

The following four photos were taken of and on board an Alexander Dennis Enviro 400 demonstrator. It was on a 4 week visit to the Island in December with a view to new purchases to replace the oldest ten (10-year-old) double deckers in the fleet. It is 11.5 metres long (as against 9 metres for the…


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