Category Archives: Manx Electric Railway

Picture in Time: Manx Electric Railway 26

Its that time again where we head into the photographic archives for another edition of “Picture in Time” – and we’re on the Isle of Man again.

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Picture in Time: Manx Electric Railway 22

“Picture in Time” is returning to the Isle of Man for today’s image from the past.

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Where to get a ride on a heritage tram – November 2021

The main operating season for many heritage tramways across the British Isles may now be over but that doesn’t mean you won’t be able to enjoy a ride anywhere as there are still various locations which are continuing to run. … Continue reading

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Picture in Time: Manx Electric Railway 5

In this edition of “Picture in Time” we take another trip across the Irish Sea to view a photo taken on the Manx Electric 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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Picture in Time: Manx Electric Railway 2

The next location for our Traditional Tram (not in Blackpool!) edition of “Picture in Time” is the Isle of Man as for the next few weeks we head back to September 1990 for a selection of images.

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In Pictures: Manx Electric Railway in September

The Isle of Man’s Manx Electric Railway (along with the Snaefell Mountain Railway) are coming to the end of another successful season with the last services due to run on Sunday 31st October. Services on both lines are running every … 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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Crossbench 16 derails on the MER

Manx Electric Railway services didn’t run to Ramsey on the morning of Saturday 17th July to allow for track maintenance to take place. It later transpired that the maintenance was required after Crossbench 16 had derailed at Lewaigue the previous … Continue reading

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Introducing the Mini Manx Heritage Transport Festival!

The past 18 months have been a case of restrictions introduced, events cancelled or severely scaled back so its always nice to bring some positive news as Isle of Man Transport have confirmed that a three day Mini Manx Heritage … Continue reading

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They’ve Run in 2021!

We take another look at which heritage trams have run so far in 2021 – either in passenger service or other public use (such as tram driving experiences). As always this is what we understand to be the complete picture … Continue reading

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