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Record TT Passenger Figures For Isle of Man Transport

Bus Vannin carried a record number of passengers during this year's TT Festival with an 11% increase on the figures from 2017. A total of 234,418 journeys were taken by passengers between Friday 25 May and Sunday 10 June, representing an increase of 22,968 journeys compared with the corresponding p…

"Horse tram collision on Douglas Prom"

Police issue assurances that animal is unharmed "Police have reported a road traffic collision with a horse tram on Loch Promenade in the area of Regent Street, Douglas. A vehicle is stuck next to the tram, and there is a backup of traffic along the promenade as a result. The horse is described as…

Douglas Horse Car No.42 Returns To Service.

"Isle of Man Transport department is pleased to announce the beautiful restoration of No.42 Douglas Bay Horse Tram built originally by G.C. Milnes, Voss & Co., in Birkenhead as one of a pair of tramcars delivered to the tramways in 1905. It reportedly only took four weeks between the trams being or…

'Train shed fire in Douglas'

'Roof goes up in flames' 'There was a fire in the train sheds at Banks Circus in Douglas yesterday evening. The fire service were called there at about 6.30pm, where they found the roof of the structure ablaze.Two personnel wearing breathing apparatus extinguished the flames with a high pressure ho…

Further Change At Laxey ???? ***UPDATE***

New warning light in Laxey “A new roadside warning system has been installed in Laxey. Flashing amber lights now warn road users of oncoming trams approaching from the Ramsey direction at the Green’s Garage level crossing on the A2 Ramsey Road. The approach to the crossing previously involved an aw…

"£600K for Horse Tram Stables"

Government Investment For Prom Regeneration "The government has purchased the Horse Tram Stables at the Tramway Terrace for more than half a million pounds. The facilities were acquired from Douglas Borough Council, who ran the horse tram service until 2016, for £600,000. The transaction forms part…

Department of Infrastructure Acquire Historic Horse Tramway Stables

The horse tram stables at Tramway Terrace have been bought by the Department of Infrastructure from Douglas Borough Council (DBC) for £600,000. This supports the Department’s plans for the regeneration of Douglas Promenade and the future operation of the horse trams. A key factor in buying the buil…

An Unusual Arrival !

An unusual arrival for the Island appeared on Thursday, March 22, 2018 when one time Ribble double-deck bus No.2687 was unloaded at Douglas Harbour. Leyland Titan PD2/3 CCK 663 was new during November 1949 to Ribble Motor Services, Frenchwood Avenue, Preston, fitted with Brush lowbridge layout 53-s…

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