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"Horse Tram Running Costs Near To Half A Million"

April 2017 to March 2018 season stats released "Running the horse trams along Douglas promenade cost the Isle of Man Government just shy of half a million pounds last summer. Revenue generated by the heritage tramway was £143,000 but running costs were £626,000. The figures come from a freedom of i…

The Return of Car No.45

Following on from the recent return to use of overhauled car No.36, Bulkhead car No.45 made its first trip along Douglas Promenade today after undergoing a thorough rebuild at the MER’s Derby Castle Depot. Looking somewhat different from the last time the 1908 built car saw use as the 2017 season d…

'Snaefell Mountain Railway Set To Resume'

Safety concerns addressed, says DoI 'Snaefell Mountain Railway services start today, one day late. There had been concerns it wouldn't be able to start running, following serious safety issues which necessitated an early closure of the railway last year. Services were suspended in September, follow…

First Day Of The 2018 Horse Tramway Season

The Douglas Horse Tramway opened for business this morning (Thursday, March 29, 2018), the first day of the 2018 season. Car No.1 was the first tram to leave Derby Castle. With over 40 years service, tramway stalwart Peter Cannon was interviewed by Manx.Net. Click HERE to view the clip.

'No SMR Trams Today - Services Will Resume Tomorrow'

Services will resume tomorrow on the Snaefell Mountain Railway. Today was supposed to be the start of the season. But a sign at Laxey station said there would be no services and apologised for any inconvenience. The Snaefell line has been under a health and safety prohibition notice since October.…

Start of the Horse Tram Season

Douglas Bay Horse Trams resume tomorrow (Thursday) with the first service departing from Derby Castle at 8.40am. Jason Moorhouse, MHK responsible for Transport Services with the Department of Infrastructure, said: ‘The horse trams are an integral part of our heritage transport network. Where else i…


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