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Winter Transport Festival 2022

Railway Events To Round Off the 2022 Season “We are delighted to share with you the program of events for this October's Manx Heritage Winter Transport Festival. We have a selection of special events and services for you to take part in during the final week of operation for the 2022. Take a look a…

THE SCRAPPING OF DOUGLAS HORSE CAR No.35

As a result of the selling off six ‘surplus’ trams at auction in 2016, and the more recent transfer of cars 11 & 47 to the Wirral Transport Museum, the last horse car to remain under the unfortunate ownership of Douglas Borough Council was Bulkhead car No.35. As recently as 2001, this car returned…

​Horse Tram Extension "Has to Be Balanced with Other Priorities"

DOI Minister admits Island is in a different financial situation since previous decision “The infrastructure minister has admitted the decision to extend the horse trams beyond the war memorial ‘has to be balanced with other priorities. Chris Thomas made the comments as the first tram departed the…

​Horse Trams Return to Douglas Promenade

Horse Trams returned to Douglas Promenade today, after an absence of almost three years. With the Summer Transport Festival in full swing, newly appointed DOI Minister Chris Thomas MHK, was on hand to officially open the tramway’s new depot on Strathallan Crescent. Regular readers of MTR will recal…

Minister To Give Update on Horse Trams at Ceremony

“The infrastructure minister is due to make an announcement later about the progress of the horse tram tracks and the imminent resumption of the service. It's been said in recent weeks that the horses will be back by the end of July. The heritage attraction hasn't been operational since 2019 and wi…

Summer Transport Festival 2022

A warm welcome is extended to all of those who are visiting the Island to participate in the Summer Transport Festival. The full programme of events can be found HERE: Manx Transport Review is the journal of the Manx Electric Railway Society, as well as a comprehensive round up of news and comment,…

​Repairs To MER Overhead Line Complete

Services resume on Douglas/Laxey section. “Repairs to downed tram lines between Onchan and Baldrine have now been completed. Extensive damage was done to the wire cabling when an oversized vehicle attempted to drive under them last week. Isle of Man Transport had hoped to finish repair work by Sund…

'​Tram Line Repair Work Could Cost Up To £5,000'

'It's after oversized vehicle pulled down part of the line' “It could cost up to £5,000 to fix downed tram lines between Onchan and Baldrine. Extensive damage was caused on Wednesday when an oversized vehicle attempted to drive under the wires. On top of that, 200m of the copper wiring needed to re…

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