Isle of Man Steam Railway

in colour by Johnson, Peter

Publisher: Ian Allan Pub. in Shepperton, Surrey

Written in English
Published: Pages: 63 Downloads: 741
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Subjects:

  • Pictorial works,
  • Steam locomotives

Edition Notes

StatementPeter Johnson
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTJ603.4.I75 J64 1998
The Physical Object
Pagination63 p. :
Number of Pages63
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25119695M
ISBN 100711025703
LC Control Number2002416204

The Isle of Man Steam and Electric Railways are featured here in graphic detail, utilising exclusive archive film showing the early workings of the long forg. The narrow gauge Isle of Man Steam Railway runs over a mile (km) route which links Douglas, the island's capital, with Port line was originally opened for service in the s and is just a small section of what was once a much larger network of railway lines which connected many towns and villages on the Isle of Man. Passengers on the Isle of Man Steam Railway are taken on a. The Isle of Man Government purchased the two electric lines from the failing Manx Electric Railway Company in , and similar financial difficulties led to the closure of the Foxdale, Peel and Ramsey steam lines before the Government again stepped in to secure the survival of the Steam Railway, albeit in much truncated form. In the Isle of Man Railway celebrated its th Anniversary by organising four weeks of special events. Number 1 ‘Sutherland’ is in steam at the site of Pool station and runs in unison with Tram No.1 on the Manx Electric Railway while Tram No. 33 works services on the steam railway! Double headers and works trains add to the ingredients.

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The Isle of Man Steam Railway takes you on a journey of nostalgia as it gently rocks through the countryside in the south of the Isle of Man. Along the journey there are beautiful farmland and coastal views surrounding the railway.

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About The Isle of Man Steam Railway is the longest narrow gauge steam line in Britain that still uses its original locomotives and carriages. The three foot narrow gauge railway was opened in and runs through the Island’s charming countryside between the Island’s capital and.

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The Isle of Wight Steam Railway is conveniently located at the heart of the Island, easily accessible by car or The 10 Mile Museum Our beautifully preserved railway.

The Isle of Man Steam Railway Supporters' Association is registered in the Isle of Man as a charity (No) and as a company limited by members' guarantee (NoC).

The Isle of Man Steam Railway is owned by the Isle of Man Government and operated by Isle of Man. Buy The Isle of Man Railway: A History of the Isle of Man Railway and the Former Manx Northern Railway, Together with Notes on Other Steam Railways in the Island By James I.C.

Boyd. Available in used condition with free delivery in the UK. ISBN:Author: James I.C. Boyd. The Isle of Man Railway (Second edition): a History of the Isle of Man Railway and the Former Manx Railway, Together with Notes on Other Steam Railways in the Island (The British Narrow Gauge Railway No.2) Boyd, James I.

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The 3ft gauge Isle of Man Steam Railway still remains from a once extensive system serving the main population centres of the Island. The railway runs from Douglas through Port Soderick, Santon, Ballasalla, Castletown and Port St Mary to the southern resort of Port Erin.

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The 3 ft (mm) narrow gauge steam railway network on the Isle of Man was built by three companies that eventually merged to form the Isle of Man Railway. Two of the lines ran from Douglas Station, which is still in use and perhaps the finest narrow guage terminus in Britain.

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Isle of Man Steam Railway Supporters Association added a new photo to the album: Reopening 17 hrs No.8 with her train at Douglas Station in ; this was to be the penultimate season for the Peel and Ramsey lines which closed in September of the following year.

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The narrow gauge Isle of Man Steam Railway runs over a mile (km) route which links Douglas, the island's capital, with Port Erin. The line was originally opened for service in the s and is just a small section of what was once a much larger network of railway lines which connected many towns and villages on the Isle of Man.

Passengers on the Isle of Man Steam Railway are taken on. Book Reviews; Cart / 'Isle of Man Steam Railway' New interactive events from Manx Electric Railway and the Isle of Man Steam Railway.

6th April 'Bala Lake' Steam railtours and special railway events this March. 14th March Home Category 'Isle of Man Steam Railway' 'Isle of Man Steam Railway' No Content Available. The Isle of Man Steam Railway is the longest narrow gauge steam line in Britain that still uses its original locomotives and carriages.

The three foot narrow gauge railway was opened in and runs through the Island’s charming countryside between the Island’s capital and a range of destinations in the south.

This tour of the island’s former steam-operated lines gives, not only the joys of the splendid trains in full colour, but also the impressive changing scenery in its natural hues.

The author has intimate knowledge of this Manx line, having compiled four other splendid albums on the island systems The Isle of Man Steam Railway Supporters' Association Ltd (IoMSRSA) is a railway preservationist group dedicated to ensuring the continued operation of the Isle of Man Railway on the Isle of its inception in the group has provided volunteer workers, acted in a watchdog role and undertaken the restoration of the Groudle Glen Railway on the island, as well as supporting projects.

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Brand new for Christmas is a 2GB USB memory stick in the shape of No.4 Loch steam locomotive, priced at £10 and available. Sincean authentic, steam-powered locomotive has traversed the countryside of the Isle of Man, between the coastal village of Port Erin and the capital of Douglas, huffing and puffing through.

In the Isle of Man Railway Company opened a three-foot gauge line from Douglas to Peel and another, from Douglas to Port Erin, in A separate concern, the Manx Northern Railway Company, built the line from St John’s to Ramsey, via Kirk Michael and Ballaugh, which opened in September ; a second stage, from St John’s to Foxdale was opened in August Isle of Man Steam Railway, Douglas: Address, Phone Number, Isle of Man Steam Railway Reviews: //5(K).

Isle of Man Railway Online added a new photo to the album: Festive Trains (Date). September 21 The operating dates for this years' popular Santa Trains have been announced, running over two weekends as well as 22nd and 23rd December; book now to avoid disappointment.

6 reviews of Isle of Man Steam Railway "This is one of the Isle of Man's main attractions. The line running south from Douglas, via Castletown and Post St Mary to Port Erin is all that remains of the island's 46 miles of 3ft-gauge steam-operated railway lines, and is still steam operated using the original rolling stock.

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Dining Car IOM. 1, likes 8 talking about this were here. Pullman style fine dining can be experienced on the Isle of Man steam railway’s beautifully restored Dining Car.The Isle of Man Steam Railway operates on a commercial basis between Douglas and Port Erin (around Miles).

The Steam railway is operated by the Isle of Man Government and is still used by commuters, shoppers, day trippers and visiting tourists. The line is a 3ft gauge. We are very excited to announce a continuation to the Isle of Man Steam Railway Services and Manx Electric Railway during October Half Term.

Additionally we have a fantastic line up of Dining Car events during October Half Term that are available to book now by calling or email [email protected] Visit for full details of all Heritage Railways services.