Category Archives: Manx Electric 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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In Pictures: Rush Hour on the Railways – Isle of Man Easter 2022

Having had to take a break since 2019 due to global events the long Easter weekend saw the triumphant return of the Isle of Man’s Rush Hour on the Railways. As with all transport events on the Isle of Man … 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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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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Another trailer to be restored on the Manx Electric Railway

It has been announced that Manx Electric Railway trailer 50 is to be restored to service after agreement was reached with Isle of Man Transport for a team of dedicated volunteers to work on the vehicle which last saw passenger … 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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Winners announced for British Trams Online Tram of the Year 2022!

Voting is over, votes have been checked with multiple votes removed and we have our winners of the British Trams Online Tram of the Year 2022 contest! In truth it hasn’t been a close contest with winners in all four … Continue reading

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They Ran in 2021: Manx Electric Railway 22

It’s a trip across the Irish Sea to the Isle of Man for today’s edition of “They Ran in 2021”.

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They Ran in 2021: Manx Electric Railway 21

“They Ran in 2021” is heading across the Irish Sea to the Isle of Man for this latest article as we look at trams which operated at time over the past 12 months.

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Voting now open for Tram of the Year!

After the two weeks nomination period you can now start to vote in the British Trams Online Tram of the Year 2021! We will be looking to crown all four categories: Tram (Traditional), Tram (Modern), Tramway and Event of the … Continue reading

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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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