Category Archives: Snaefell Mountain Railway

What’s New on British Trams Online? 15th May 2022

Just the one set of photos from this week but its a stunning collection from the Isle of Man:

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Full schedule announced for Manx Summer Transport Festival

Its under three months until the Summer Transport Festival takes place on the Isle of Man and the full schedule of events across all the island’s heritage railways and tramways has now been revealed. The Manx Electric Railway will again … Continue reading

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They’ve Run in 2022!

Easter was traditionally the start of the operating season for heritage trams, and whilst that has changed in recent years with all year round operation at some lines in the UK it seems that it marks a good starting point … Continue reading

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Manx Electric Railway services start for 2022

Tuesday 15th March 2022 saw the Manx Electric Railway start operation for another season – its 129th! The three car timetable B was in use on the first day with two Tunnel Cars and a Winter Saloon all running – … Continue reading

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Online Presentation: Isle of Man tramways and railways

The Pennsylvania Trolley Museum have been running a series of online presentations mainly featuring the trolley lines of the State of Pennsylvania under the title “Trolleyology”. In January they wet further afield though with the railways and tramways of the … Continue reading

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Programme of events announced for Rush Hour on the Railways

This Easter Weekend (Friday 15th to Monday 18th April) will see the return of Rush Hour on the Railways to the Isle of Man with the heritage tramways and railways joining forces to offer a varied programme of events. For … Continue reading

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Timetables announced for 2022 Manx Electric Railway and Snaefell Mountain Railway seasons

The 2022 season on both the Manx Electric Railway and Snaefell Mountain Railway (as well as the Isle of Man Steam Railway) are less than two months away and full details of the timetables due to run throughout the year … Continue reading

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They Ran in 2021!

As 2021 is now over its time to round off things with this last “They Ran in 2021” article giving what we believe to be the complete picture of all heritage trams that ran in service during the year. As … Continue reading

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Picture in Time: Snaefell Mountain Railway 3

In this edition of “Picture in Time” our visit to the Isle of Man takes us away from the Manx Electric Railway and on to the Snaefell Mountain Railway.

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In Pictures: Manx Electric Railway goes out in style for 2021 season with the Winter Heritage Transport Festival

There aren’t many tramways in the British Isles who end their season after their most intensive period of action in the year – but then the Manx Electric Railway isn’t like any other system! Sunday 31st October was the last … Continue reading

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They’ve Run in 2021!

With the end of October/start of November traditionally the end of the heritage tram season across the British Isles we thought it was an appropriate time to have another update of heritage trams which have run during 2021. There has … Continue reading

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Manx Electric Railway and Snaefell Mountain Railway to continue running until October

After a successful season of operation for locals and tourists alike it has been confirmed that services on the Manx Electric Railway, Snaefell Mountain Railway and Isle of Man Steam Railway will continue to run five days a week until … Continue reading

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They’ve Run in 2021!

This is our early September update to keep tabs on which trams have run on heritage tramways across the British Isles so far during 2021. There hasn’t been a huge amount of movement in the past month although Beamish has … Continue reading

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Details confirmed for Manx Heritage Winter Transport Festival

As announced during the Mini Manx Heritage Transport Festival at the end of July/start of August, this October will see a new event on the Isle of Man – the Manx Heritage Winter Transport Festival. Taking place from 27th to … Continue reading

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What’s New on British Trams Online? 14th August 2021

Our main site update this week includes photos from the Isle of Man and Blackpool (its different sets of photos but is the same places as last week!) along with our usual Fleet List updates:

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Manx Electric Railway service report: 30th July to 1st August

With the Mini Manx Heritage Transport Festival taking place between Friday 30th July and Sunday 1st August this is a report on the output on the Manx Electric Railway during this period along with details of the Snaefell Mountain Railway … Continue reading

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Winter Transport Festival to come on the Isle of Man

After the success of the recent Mini Manx Heritage Transport Festival it has now been announced that there will be an extra winter Transport Festival on the Isle of Man – although strictly speaking its taking place in the autumn!

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They’ve Run in 2021!

Its time for another check-in to see which heritage trams have run so far during 2021. This list includes those trams which have either run in passenger service or some other type of public use (such as tram driving experiences). … Continue reading

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What’s New on British Trams Online? 7th August 2021

This week we have new photos coming from Blackpool and the Isle of Man as part of our latest “main site” update:

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Manx Electric Railway service report: 22nd to 29th July

David Mee has recently spent some time on the Isle of Man and in this report we see what was out on the Manx Electric Railway (and Snaefell Mountain Railway) in the week between 22nd and 29th July. It includes … Continue reading

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