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Promenade Redevelopment Gains Planning Consent

“Planning consent has been approved for the redevelopment of Douglas promenades. The Department of Infrastructure only submitted its planning application for the reconstruction of Loch and Harris Promenades (18/00003/B) in January. And now it’s been approved by the planning department, allowing wor…

Snaefell Mountain Railway Is Under Formal Prohibition Notice

“Services on the Snaefell Mountain Railway are subject to a formal prohibition notice, the Manx Independent has learned." "A Health and Safety at Work Inspectorate investigation is still underway into a runaway tram incident in August when car no.2 lost power to its brakes after leaving the summit…

'Decision To Buy Diesel 'Flawed'

Alternative Not Up To The Task 'A diesel locomotive bought to help with work on the Island's heritage railways was a failure on 'a number of fronts', according to Infrastructure Minister Ray Harmer. The £400,000 train has been beset with a series of breakdowns since it was purchased in 2014 - and i…

"Tram Safety Is Key But No Failsafe Brakes Yet"

"Failsafe brakes will not be fitted to Snaefell Mountain Railway tramcars before the start of the season, it’s been confirmed. An accident investigation is continuing into last summer’s runaway tram incident when car no.2 lost power to its brakes and careered out of control across the Bungalow road…

Rush Hour On The Railways

Isle of Man Transport have now published full details concerning their annual Rush Hour On The Railways event, which this year is being held from Friday 30th March until Monday 2nd April. Full details can be viewed HERE.

PLANNING APPLICATION FOR TEMPORARY TRAMWAY STABLES GAINS CONSENT

Panning approval was granted on 16th January 2017 for the erection of temporary stable facilities for the Horse Tramway on part of the land formerly occupied by the Aquadrome & Summerland. Interestingly the Planning Application which was dated the 12th October 2017, had no provision for the storage…

THREE YEARS FOR DOUGLAS PROM REGENERATION

"Minister says parking won't be a big problem" "Douglas Promenade planning is priority, as the Department of Infrastructure gets ready to regenerate the "worst" piece of road Infrastructure on Island. Subject to planning, the DoI will be tendering out the contract under the proviso that it's comple…

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