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​‘Government Has 'Hidden Agenda' Against Horse Trams’

“Government is being accused of having a 'hidden agenda' against the horse trams on Douglas promenade. That's from the Manx Electric Railway Society after it was revealed it could be up to two years before finance is sought to complete the tracks from the War Memorial to the Sea Terminal. Tynwald p…

Press Release from the Manx Electric Railway Society

The Douglas Bay Horse Tramway The Douglas Bay Horse Tramway is of incalculable historic importance as the only survivor left on the planet of a working Victorian Horse Tramway. As such it is the duty of its custodian the Isle of Man Government to maintain and preserve this priceless asset which dat…

Heritage Railways Timetables & Events 2022

MER Operating season commences on Tuesday, March 15, 2022 Isle of Man Railways has now published details of the Heritage Railways services which will operate during 2022. For the first time since before the COVID-19 pandemic broke, services on the Manx Electric Railway, Snaefell Mountain Railway &…

“Refurbish walkway over horse tram, former lead councillor says”

"The former leader of Douglas Borough Council says refurbishment of the walkway on Loch Promenade should be prioritised over plans to extend the horse tram to the Sea Terminal. Ex-councillor David Christian told Manx Radio he supported the minister of the Department of Infrastructure's current goal…

Laxey Models

Gordon Bulmer has created a superb '00' scale representation of Laxey Station, read all about it in the next issue of Manx Transport Review which is due in the Summer. Laxey Models

‘Former Chief Minister Hits Out at Government Over Horse Trams’

‘Residents deserve to know when they will be completed says Brown’ “A former Chief Minister, Tony Brown has hit out at the government for going back on promises made at Tynwald to complete the Horse Tram renovations. Brown, Chief Minister between 2006 and 2011, put the delay down to lack of vision…

‘No Immediate Plans for Douglas Horse Tram Track Extension’

“Businesses need a break from construction on Douglas promenade before the horse tramway is extended, the infrastructure minister has said. Tracks have been laid from the Strathallan terminal to the War Memorial as part of the £26m project to regenerate the capital's seafront. Plans to continue the…


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