Isle of Man tramway travels an illustrated guide to the island"s scenery as seen from the trams, with suggested visits by Harry Constantine

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Published by Manx Electric Railway Board in Douglas .

Written in English

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Statementwritten and illustrated by Harry Constantine.
ContributionsManx Electric Railway Board.
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Open LibraryOL13784053M

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The Isle of Man's network of steam trains, electric trams and horse trams enable you to travel from the southern town of Port Erin all the way up to the northern town of Ramsey. The Steam Train will take you the first part of the journey, to Douglas, from where you can jump on a Horse Tram along the promenade to catch the Electric Railway up to Ramsey.

Regular travellers and visitors can save money by purchasing a Go smart travel card. Go Explore cards provide unlimited travel on our bus and rail are available for 1, 3, 5 or 7 days.

We also offer Go Places multi-journey cards for people who frequently take the same bus journey and Go cards to provide Day Savers, unlimited travel on all bus vannin services for 1, 3, 5 or 7. The Isle of Man Steam Packet Company sails from Liverpool and Heysham in England and Dublin and Belfast in Ireland.

Additional services are provided during the TT and Classic TT periods. The Steam Packet Company operates two vessels, both of which are equipped to handle lorries, cars, campervans and motorcycles.

Established in by Thomas Lightfoot, the 3ft gauge horse tramway runs along Douglas Promenade, on the Isle of Man. Running from the end of March until the start of November, they are operated by Isle of Man Transport using a fleet of original tramcars and a team of 21 Shires and Clydesdales.

The three-foot gauge Douglas Bay Horse Tramway is being operated by Isle of Man Railways throughout using 12 original tramcars including a double decker tram. A number of Royal visitors have been carried on the horse drawn tramway including the.

This unique electric tramway connects Ramsey, Laxey and Douglas. The Manx Isle of Man tramway travels book Railway (MER) celebrated its centenary in It is Britain's longest narrow gauge vintage railway. The 3ft gauge double track line runs from the north end of Douglas promenade to Ramsey, with.

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Where the book excels is in introducing the towns and villages, giving copious walking routes, road trip routes (along with detailed points of interest along the way) and even (for that day off) a trip on the Tramway.

I great book - if not an excellent one - that is in the first rank of Isle of Man titles/5(10). Short visit to Isle of Man, enjoyed the trams and will have to return when full summer service runs. I used a Go Explore Heritage card and had my moneys worth.

The Manx Electric Railway is an electric interurban tramway connecting Douglas, Laxey and Ramsey in the Isle of Man. It connects with the Douglas Bay Horse Tramway at its southern terminus at Derby Castle at the northern end of the promenade in Douglas, and with the Snaefell Mountain Railway at Laxey.

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This is a list of cities and towns in Europe that have (or once had) town tramway (e.g. urban tramway) systems as part of their public transport system.

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By the tramway had been acquired by the Douglas & Laxey Electric Tramway Co Ltd, which changed its name to the Isle of Man Tramways & Electric Power Co Ltd in the same year. This company went into liquidation in as a consequence of the failure of Dumbells Bank.

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