Manx Electric Railway 125th Anniversary: Day 6 – Thursday 6th September

Tomorrow will see the first of two special timetables in consecutive days  running on the MER as the celebrations for the 125th Anniversary start to ramp up towards the end of the week-long event. As always continue reading for a reminder of just what is due to take place…

Pick of the Day

1975 Timetable Day

Services will operate to the summer 1975 timetable – the last year of operation of the traditional MER timetable.

The first leaves Derby Castle at 0700 with additional specials or extras throughout the day to give a 10/15 minute frequency from Derby Castle. A 1975 timetable leaflet will be available at stations.

Normal fares apply.

Best of the Rest

Goods Wagons in service

Open wagons 8 and 10 and mail vans 4 and 16 in service throughout the day on timetabled services.

Normal fares apply.

A special 1975 timetable is in operation operation throughout this day. Details of this timetable are in the official event leaflet.

All the above events may be subject to change in cases of tram availability and weather. Pre-booking was required for several of the above events and availability on the day may not be possible, please check on the day to avoid disappointment. Please keep an eye on the Isle of Man Transport Facebook page or the Manx Electric Online Facebook page for any late changes to events.

There will be full British Trams Online coverage on Facebook briefly reviewing events. As with all updates during these events this will not be “as it happens” but will be added during the evening.

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