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SAFE IN THEIR HANDS ?

"MOULTON: They are very unique, but is there a sort of reserve? I mean how much are they worth even? PITTS: I’ve no idea. It depends I suppose, what condition each one is in. I don’t know what condition. I know they haven’t been used recently. But, any enthusiasts who will go along and have the old…

A Buyer For Car 37 ?

A party of potential purchasers for the ‘surplus’ Douglas horse cars which are due to be auctioned off on Saturday 27th August, were escorted around Strathallan Depot today (16th August), to allow viewing of the lots concerned. The MERS can report that amongst the potential purchasers were represen…

Six 'Surplus' Trams To Be Auctioned *****UPDATE*****

On Thursday 11th August 2016, Douglas Borough Council announced that it is to auction off six 'surplus' trams from the Douglas Bay Tramway. The cars being offered are as follows:- Winter Saloon 28 Bulkhead Crossbench 33 Bulkhead Crossbench 34 …

Manx Heritage Transport Festival 2016

Over the years David Hennessey has been a regular visitor to the Island during the Manx Heritage Transport Festivals. David has kindly made photographs from this year’s event available to the Manx Electric Railway Society for use on the website. To view the article click HERE.

Horse Trams 140th Celebrations

The Douglas Bay Horse Tramway will celebrate its 140th birthday this weekend and everyone is invited to join in the celebrations. The flagship event will be the 140th anniversary cavalcade of 10 trams, departing Strathallan terminus at 4pm on Sunday 7 August 2016. Special commemorative tickets can…

Horse Trams Festival and Anniversary Events

The Douglas Bay Horse tramway is gearing up for a busy couple of weeks. The iconic trams will commemorate the 140th anniversary over the weekend of 6 and 7 August 2016. Firstly this weekend, the Douglas Bay Horse Tramway has planned a number of special services as part of the Manx Heritage Transpor…

PROMENADE PLANS WITHDRAWN

The costly promenade fiasco entered a new phase as the latest planning application is withdrawn. A letter to over 130 individuals and organisations who submitted objections to the scheme - which would have seen the abandonment of the iconic horse tramway along the section of promenade affected - st…

Drive The Diesel Simulator Experience

Isle of Man Railways is to launch its new Drive the Diesel simulator experience this weekend (23 July 2016). Located in the Railway Museum shop next door to Port Erin Railway Station, the simulator was developed for Isle of Man Railways by specialist rail simulator company Ian Rowe Associates of Mi…

​Manx Radio's Mandate Programme - Thursday 21st July 2016

Following Yesterday’s Tynwald debate, Julian Nutter, the Secretary of the Manx Electric Railway Society and Phil Gawne MHK were both interviewed for Mandate, Manx Radio's current affairs programme. To listen to the feature click HERE, the interviews commence 4 minutes into the clip. Manx Radio have…

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