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Horse Trams Festival and Anniversary Events

The Douglas Bay Horse tramway is gearing up for a busy couple of weeks. The iconic trams will commemorate the 140th anniversary over the weekend of 6 and 7 August 2016. Firstly this weekend, the Douglas Bay Horse Tramway has planned a number of special services as part of the Manx Heritage Transpor…

PROMENADE PLANS WITHDRAWN

The costly promenade fiasco entered a new phase as the latest planning application is withdrawn. A letter to over 130 individuals and organisations who submitted objections to the scheme - which would have seen the abandonment of the iconic horse tramway along the section of promenade affected - st…

Drive The Diesel Simulator Experience

Isle of Man Railways is to launch its new Drive the Diesel simulator experience this weekend (23 July 2016). Located in the Railway Museum shop next door to Port Erin Railway Station, the simulator was developed for Isle of Man Railways by specialist rail simulator company Ian Rowe Associates of Mi…

​Manx Radio's Mandate Programme - Thursday 21st July 2016

Following Yesterday’s Tynwald debate, Julian Nutter, the Secretary of the Manx Electric Railway Society and Phil Gawne MHK were both interviewed for Mandate, Manx Radio's current affairs programme. To listen to the feature click HERE, the interviews commence 4 minutes into the clip. Manx Radio have…

HAS TYNWALD REJECTED PLAN TO SCRAP LOCH PROM LINK?

A plan by Phil Gawne's Department of Infrastructure to abandon the Loch Promenade section of the historic Douglas Horse Tramway suffered a setback in Tynwald this afternoon. Recommendation 6 "That a new single line Tramway track be laid from Derby Castle to the War Memorial as part of a Douglas Pro…

'HORSE TRAMS BEING SET UP TO FAIL SAYS MERS'

Following on from the recent Press Release from the MERS, Secretary Julian Nutter was interviewed by Manx Radio’s Howard Caine. Click HERE to listen to the full interview. The article can be viewed on Manx Radio's News pages.

PRESS RELEASE FROM THE MANX ELECTRIC RAILWAY SOCIETY

Next week Tynwald will vote on a series of recommendations contained in “Proposals for the Future Operation Of Douglas Horse Tramway.” For the avoidance of any doubt - the Manx Electric Railway Society is fully supportive of the retention of the Horse Tramway and asks that Tynwald Members do just t…

Horse Tramway Proposals From The Department of Infrastructure.

As Tynwald prepares to vote whether or not to support the Horse Tramway beyond the end of this season, the Isle of Man Department of Infrastructure has published its ‘ Proposals Regarding The Future Operation Of Douglas Horse Tramway. The 19 page document can be viewed HERE. The future of the tramw…

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