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Rush Hour on the Railway 2022

Easter weekend marks the return of our popular Rush Hour on the Railways event for the first time in two years due to Covid restrictions during 2020 and 2021. We hope you will enjoy the events within the program and join us once again for this very special event! The full program can be viewed at:…


Construction of this layout commenced in 2010, and had largely reached its present state by 2014. For a number of reasons, work ceased until this earlier this year, by which time some of the overhead wiring had become damaged. There are enough spare components included with the sale to make the min…

​‘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


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