Road, Rail, Sea and Air

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​Reduced steam train timetable this week.

'Isle of Man Railways regrets to announce that owing to an engine failure there will be a reduced timetable on the Steam Railway tomorrow (Tuesday 21 June 2016) and Wednesday. Trains will depart Douglas at 0950 and 1350, returning from Port Erin at 1200 and 1600 on Tuesday and Wednesday or until th…

MV Balmoral Returns To Manx Waters In July.

There is also a possibility that the vessel may be able to carry passengers on a positioning voyage from Douglas to Whitehaven on Friday afternoon July 15. dep 15.30 ETA 19.15 – cost is £25 single. To make such a trip viable, at least 25 bookings will need to be taken beforehand to cover the cost o…


DOUGLAS HORSE TRAMWAY PLANNING APPLICATION Mr Gawne, the Minister who, fresh from his victory in forcing horrible and unnecessary modernisation of the Steam Railway Station, has been encouraged to put himself forward as a Champion of the Horse Tramway, and has now set a planning agenda to reduce th…

SMR Resumes Normal Working.

Following the floods in December which devastated the Snaefell Mountain Railway, work has progressed to allow the line to return to normal operation in time for the TT Festival. Watch the report on Manx.Net.

Tramway & Transport Book Sale

Manx Electric Railway Society members may be interested to discover that the National Tramway Museum at Crich has amassed a large collection of duplicate books and journals, which they would like to sell to raise funds for the TMS Library and Archive.The majority of the books are tramway related, a…

Bushy’s supports horse trams on 2016 TT sticker

Isle of Man Today reports: "Bushy’s Brewery will be supporting the campaign to save the island’s horse trams with a ‘Tram Tastic’ design to feature on its TT merchandise. Bushy’s boss Martin Brunnschweiler said he hopes the ‘Tram Tastic’ design, which will be printed on thousands of T-shirts, 100,0…


Mann Tram was the forerunner of Manx Transport Review, the current MERS journal. The first issue of Mann Tram edited by George Hearse and dated June 1973, was published in the form of a foolscap newsheet. With increased circulation, from issue No.16 with Mike Goodwyn taking over as editor, Mann Tra…


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