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Douglas Horse Car No.34 UPDATE 13-8-18

MER Stopping Places Laxey Station - 8-8-18

Green Liveried SMR Car 4 Returns To Service - 7-8-18

MERS PRESS RELEASE - Former DCT Car No.34 - 7-8-18

Progress At Derby Castle Depot 6-8-18

Trailer 61 pages UPDATED 3-8-18

Car 49 - Open Storage In Ramsey UPDATE 31-7-18

"Benefit Of Having A Network Of Railways" 26-7-18

Celebration Of Our Island’s Heritage Transport With Action-Packed Five-day Festival 19-7-18

MER Trailer 51 24-7-18

Douglas Horse Car 44 24-07-18

MER Ratchet Car 14 21-7-18

"Runaway Mountain Tram Accident Report Is Finished" 7-7-18

Planning Consent Gained for Rebuilding of Horse Tramway Depot 3-7-18

Return to Isle of Man Transport - 2-7-18

Launch of Repainted MER Van No.4 1-7-18

MER 125 Stamp Launch 29-6-18

"Scrapping Laxey to Ramsey MER Not Ruled Out" 26-6-18

Planning Application For Derby Castle Depot 25-6-18

MER 125 Events 22-6-18

Re-profiled Wheels For Trailer 56 20-6-18

Heritage Railways Services 2019 20-6-18

"Record TT Passenger Figures For Isle of Man Transport" 19-6-18

"Horse tram collision on Douglas Prom" 14-6-18

MER Winter Saloon Car 22 6-6-18

MER Winter Trailer 58 5-6-18

MER Winter Saloon 19 5-6-18

MER Winter Saloon Car 21 5-6-18

MER Paddlebox Car No.26 5-6-18

Horse Car No.42 returns to service. 31-5-18

'Train Shed Fire In Douglas' 27-5-18

MER Car 2 Photo Album Update 23-5-18

Further Changes at Laxey ??? 22-5-18

Horse Tram Running Costs Near To Half A Million 17-4-18

Rebuilt Horse Car No.36 - 15-4-18

The Return of Car No.45 - 6-4-18

Planning Application Submitted For The Demolition & Replacement of Horse Tramway Depot - 5-4-18

'Snaefell Mountain Railway Set To Resume' 29-3-18

News Release From IoM Transport 'Snaefell Mountain Railway To Reopen on Good Friday
'Snaefell Mountain Railway To Reopen on Good Friday
29-3-18

First Day Of The 2018 Horse Tramway Season 29-3-18

'No SMR Trams Today - Services Will Resume Tomorrow' 29-3-18

Start of the Horse Tram Season 28-3-18

MER Fleet Pages - Trailer No.40 28-3-18

MER car No.19 winter repaint 25-3-18

‘No Green Light Yet For Mountain Trams To Run Again' Isle of Man Newspapers 22-3-18

First Day Of The MER’s 2018 Seasonal Service - New Shelter For Ramsey - 23-3-18

MER/SMR/Douglas Horse Tramway Operating Season 9-3-18

Manx Transport Review No.96 - Winter/Spring 2018 9-3-18

Trailer 51 6-3-18

Bulkhead Trailers 36 & 37 27-02-18

Promenade Redevelopment Gains Planning Consent 16-2-18

"Snaefell Mountain Railway Is Under Formal Prohibition Notice" 8-2-18

'Decision To Buy Diesel 'Flawed' 29-1-18

"Tram Safety Is Key But No Failsafe Brakes Yet" 28-1-18

Rush Hour On The Railways 23-1-18

Isle of Man Railways Timetables 2018 - Evening Services On The Horse Tramway 16-1-18

PLANNING APPLICATION FOR TEMPORARY TRAMWAY STABLES GAINS CONSENT 16-1-18

Car 14 - January 2018 14-1-18

THREE YEARS FOR DOUGLAS PROM REGENERATION 11-1-18

Press Release From The Department Of Infrastructure - Douglas Promenade 10-1-18

DoI's Planning New Application for the Reconstruction of Loch & Harris Promenades 9-1-18

Manx Transport Review No.96 – Winter/Spring 2018 4-1-18

The Grave of George F. Milnes - An Appeal 1-1-18

"Fail-Safe Brakes To Be Fitted To Snaefell Trams" 30-12-17

'Alpine Trip For Transport Bosses' - Freedom of Information Request 14-12-17

'TRAM INCIDENT PROMPTS VISIT ABROAD' 9-12-17

Runaway Snaefell tram inquiry is 'progressing 6-12-17

MERS POSTBOX ‘Dysfunctional Tram Decisions’ - 23-11-17

‘Dysfunctional Tram Decisions’ - 21-11-17

PRESS RELEASE FROM THE DOI - 20-11-17

2018 Heritage Railways Scheduled Services 6-11-17

Years of Railways Travelling Post Office special - MER/DCT/IOMRS/IMR 2-11-17

Planning Application For Temporary Tramway Stables 30-10-17

MER Geography pages - Ballabeg 28-10-17

Douglas Horse Car No.1 - SEALINK advert 28-10-17

HARMER: "I'D PREFER FULL TRAM REPORT PUBLISHED" 27-10-17

DICK, KERR & Co WORKS TO CLOSE DOWN 26-10-17

SMR SAFETY – QUESTIONS IN TYNWALD 19-10-17

PROBLEMS ON THE ISLE OF MAN RAILWAY NOW! 19-10-17

STORM HALTS MER 17-10-17

POSTBOX SMR Runaway - How Long Has This Been Going On ? 4-10-17

WAS THE SMR's VICTORIAN ENGINEERING UP TO THE JOB? 3-10-17

"RAILWAY SAFETY TAKEN SERIOUSLY, SAYS CHIEF MINISTER" 3-10-17

WAS THERE ANOTHER RUNAWAY TRAM ON SNAEFELL ? 3-10-17

'Urgent Changes Are Needed To Veteran Trams' 29-9-17

UNDISCLOSED SMR RUNAWAY INCIDENT???????? 28-9-17

POSTBOX SMR Runaway - How Long Has This Been Going On ?
27-9-17

SMR Runaway - How Long Has This Been Going On ? 27-9-17

Snaefell Railway Likely Closed Till 2018 26-9-17

MERS POSTBOX - Services Suspended On The Snaefell Mountain Railway
26-9-17

Snaefell Mountain Railway Suspended Indefinitely 25-9-17

Car 19 & Winter Trailer 57 – Derby Castle 25-9-17

SMR Runaway – Questions In Tynwald 24-9-17

MER Car 25 23-9-17

3FM “Mountain Railway Suspended Over Safety Concerns” 22-9-17

Snaefell Mountain Railway Services Suspended 22-9-17

Douglas Horse Tramway Saloon Car 29 22-9-17

Winter Trailer 57's Interior 22-9-17

MERS POSTBOX - Keeping The Ordinary Fare Paying Customer Satisfied ? Or Perhaps How Not To !
21-9-17

MER Suffers Vandalism 20-9-17

Keeping The Ordinary Fare Paying Customer Satisfied ? Or Perhaps How Not To ! 20-9-17

The Society pages 20-9-17

Wot ! No Weedkilling 19-9-17

Douglas Horse Car No.1 19-9-17

MER Trailer Running Boards 17-9-17

Cunningham's Camp Escalator 17-9-17

SMR Runaway Car 2 17-9-17

The Destruction of SMR Car 2 17-9-17

The Overturning of MER Trailer 58 17-9-17

Freedom of Information Request - SMR Car Maintenance 7-9-17

MERS Freedom of Information Request - “Statistics Can Paint A Misleading Picture” says Mr Longworth
7-9-17

MER Tunnel Car No.6 6-9-17

Douglas Tram Horses "Not Overworked" 4-9-17

The Society

Originally formed in 1973, the MANX ELECTRIC RAILWAY SOCIETY is a partly political organisation cha…

Manx Electric Railway

THE pioneer electric tramway between Derby Castle, Douglas and Groudle Glen opened on September 7,…

Snaefell Mountain Railway

The only vehicles that can reach the summit of the island’s highest peak and only mountain are the…

Douglas Tramways

The Douglas Bay Horse & Upper Douglas Cable Tramways.

DHMD Tramway

THE only Standard (4'-8½" 1435mm) tramway in the Island extended for four spectacular miles along t…

Isle of Man Railway

THE present 15.37-mile steam railway line from Douglas to Port Erin is the last remaining part of t…

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THE first motor char-a-bancs in the Island were operated by the Manx Electric Railway Co., which us…

Shipping

The shipping scene in and around the Isle of Man

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Other Tramways, Railways and Transport Oddities

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All About The Isle of Man

For quick though superficial reference to many of the aspects of the Island's history generally cov…

Year of Railways 1993

The success of the year in general and many of the events in particular will be no surprise to read…

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