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Ian Longworth Stands Down From Full-time Work

Ian Bates takes on role for limited term 'The man who has been instrumental in shaping the Island's public transport system over the last decade is stepping down from full-time work. Ian Longworth is moving to a three day week as he heads towards a planned retirement. Whilst Mr Longworth will conti…

Delivery Of New Buses & A Demonstartor Visits The Island.

The following four photos were taken of and on board an Alexander Dennis Enviro 400 demonstrator. It was on a 4 week visit to the Island in December with a view to new purchases to replace the oldest ten (10-year-old) double deckers in the fleet. It is 11.5 metres long (as against 9 metres for the…

Tomato Box No 49 On The Move!

This morning, former Douglas Corporation ‘Tomato Box’ horse car No.49 which has been subjected to open storage in Ramsey for a number of years, left its resting place, apparently for accommodation in Andreas. The car which has looked increasingly distressed in recent years, against the odds remaine…

Demoltion of Strathallan Depot

Following Tynwald approval earlier in the month for the replacement of the Horse Tramway Depot, work commenced on Monday, November 26, to demolish the original 1896 building. Earlier the tramway’s cars left the depot for the last time for secure storage elsewhere. Completion of the new building is…

MER To Gain A New Depot ?

“The UK’s biggest homebuilder is considering a multi-million pound project to redevelop the former Summerland site, it was claimed in Tynwald today. Backbench MHK Chris Robertshaw revealed details during a debate on spending £1.5m on reconstructing the Strathallan horse tram depot. Mr Robertshaw sa…

"HGV Caught Up In Power Lines"

"A wagon caught in power lines caused delays in Laxey today. The wagon was caught on the MER overhead lines by the Mines Tavern and the Ramsey bound carriageway was blocked for a time. Motorists were advised to expect delays in the area and follow directions from police and road signs. At 2.20pm, p…

'HORSE TRAMS DON'T CAUSE CONGESTION'

"The horse trams are not making heavy traffic on the prom even slower during peak TT congestion times. Instead, badly parked cars are more likely to be the cause. That’s the verdict following an experiment this year when horse tram services were halted between 5pm and 6pm during the TT. Infrastruct…

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