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Manx Heritage Transport Festival 2023 - Video Review

Lee Davies has now made his full video review of this year’s Manx Heritage Railway Festival available for viewing. This excellent film features all of the main events, including those which mark the 150th anniversary of the Isle of Man Steam Railway along with those which celebrate the 130th year o…

MER Loco No.34 in Action

Lee Davies has kindly made his video of the passenger journeys made by MER loco No.34 during the Transport Festival available for viewing:

‘Onchan MHK Wants Department Focusing On Tourism’

“An Onchan MHK wants to see the creation of a new department that will focus on rebuilding the Island's tourism sector. Rob Callister has sent his proposals to the Chief Minister Alfred Cannan, following a presentation on the future of the Department of Infrastructure to Tynwald members. Mr Callist…

Highlights from the Heritage Transport Festival

The highlights of this year's Heritage Railways Festival as recorded by Manx Radio are available to view. There surely can be no doubt as to vital role the railways play in Island life and as a vital part of the Manx tourist offer.

​Cutting Heritage Rail Would Be 'Complete Lunacy'

Antiques Roadshow expert shares views on railway review “An antiques and railway expert says making cuts to the Island's heritage railways would be 'complete lunacy'. Paul Atterbury, who's known for his appearances on Antiques Roadshow, has been visiting the Island this week for the Manx Heritage T…

***UPDATE*** Tynwald Heritage Railway Questions - Tuesday, July 18, 2023

Further to last week’s sitting of Tynwald (Tuesday, July 18th) which included two questions concerning the future of the Island’s priceless and unique heritage railways, the Hansard has now been published. The relevant questions are numbered 4 & 13 on the order paper. It will be noted that Alf Cann…


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