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4 edition of Isle of Man tramways found in the catalog.

Isle of Man tramways

by Frederick Keith Pearson

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Published by David & Charles in Newton Abbot .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Street-railroads -- Man, Isleof.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementbyF. K. Pearson ; with drawings and maps by S. Broomfield (and others) and an appendix on tickets by W. H. Bett.
    GenreMan, Isleof.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTF758.M/
    The Physical Object
    Pagination379p. :
    Number of Pages379
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21674708M
    ISBN 100715347403

    The Douglas Bay Horse Tramway on the Isle of Man runs along the seafront promenade for approximately miles ( km), from the southern terminus at the Victoria Pier, adjacent to the Sea Terminal, to Derby Castle, the southern terminus of the Manx Electric Railway, where the workshops and sheds are is a distinctive tourist attraction. However works have been underway to relay the Built by: Thomas Lightfoot.   Scenes on the Douglas Horse Tramway, Manx Electric Railway and Snaefell Mountain Ralway. Shot in on silent Super 8 film.

    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. See also Transport in the Isle of Man.. The Isle of Man has a rich transport heritage and boasts the largest narrow-gauge railway network in the British Isles with several historic railways and tramways still in operation. These operate largely to what is known as "Manx Standard Gauge" (3 ft ( mm) narrow gauge) and together they comprise about 65 miles ( km) of Victorian railways and.

    Immerse yourself in the unique and storied history of Isle of Man. Led by an enthusiast guide and Viking reenactor, visit the Parish Church of St. John the Baptist, Peel Castle, the Calf of Man Bird Observatory and Nature Reserve, and Castle Rushen.5/5(2). Transportation in Isle of Man. Tramways in Isle of Man; Ferries in Isle of Man; Mass Transportation Systems in Isle of Man; Taxis & Shuttles in Isle of Man; Railways in Isle of Man; Popular Isle of Man Categories. Sights & Landmarks in Isle of Man. Ancient Ruins in Isle of Man; Architectural Buildings in Isle of Man; Castles in Isle of Man /5(1K).


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Isle of Man tramways by Frederick Keith Pearson Download PDF EPUB FB2

Description from book flap: "The tramways of the Isle of Man, with their vintage rolling-stock and some twenty surviving miles of double track, still continue to delight the connoisseur and to carry more than half a million passengers each year.5/5(1). 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 line is undulating and passes through areas of scenic : Isle of Man Heritage Railways.

The Isle of Man Railway (IMR) (Manx: Raad Yiarn Vannin) is a narrow gauge steam-operated railway connecting Douglas with Castletown and Port line is 3 ft ( mm) narrow gauge and miles ( km) long. It is the remainder of what was a much larger network (over 46 miles (74 km)) that also served the western town of Peel, the northern town of Ramsey and the small mining village of Area served: Isle of Man.

Regional Tramways - Wales, Isle of Man and Ireland, Post book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This is the latest book, in Author: Peter Waller. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Imprint covered by label: A.M.

Kelley, New York. Description: pages illustrations, facsimiles, maps 23 cm. The Isle of Man is remarkable in many ways - and not least for its 65 miles of fabulous Victorian railways and tramways, which attract visitors from all over the world.

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. This is the fourth book in a series that covers the history of the tram systems of the British Isles post-war.

It covers the networks in Wales, the Isle of Man and Waller examines the history of the tramways in Ireland, Wales and on the Isle of : Peter Waller.

The tramways covered include the Douglas Bay, the Upper Douglas Cable, the Manx Electric, Snaefell Mountain, the Douglas Southern Electric, the Ramsay Pier and others. This second, revised edition, was published about s by Douglas Car Cable Group, Baldrine, Isle of Man.

This is the fourth book in a series that covers the history of the tram systems of the British Isles post-war. It covers the networks in Wales, the Isle of Man and Waller examines the history of the tramways in Ireland, Wales and on the Isle of Man.5/5(1).

Past and Present Companion - Railways and Tramways of the Isle of Man. Regular price £ Quantity. Add to Cart. Description; Postage & Shipping; As a result of the Victorian holidaymakers' discovery of the Isle of Man as a popular holiday destination, between and no fewer than nine different passenger transport systems were Brand: Past And Present.

The Hardcover of the Regional Tramways - Wales, Isle of Man and Ireland, Post by Peter Waller at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 Author: Peter Waller. Isle of Man Tramways (Scenes from the Past) (Pt.

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See search results for this author. Are you an author. Author: Norman Jones. The Manx Electric Railway, The Douglas Bay Horse Tramway and the Isle of Man Steam Railway, filmed across my five day visit to the Isle of Man from 13.

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The Isle of Man Steam Railway and Manx Electric Railway has announced that they have teamed up to host a range of interactive events via their websites and social media pages.

This announcement follows the suspension of operations and the cancellation of Easter events. The two heritage attractions are hosting events such as guided photographic tours, behind the scenes videos and a virtual.

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Directory of British Tramways Vol 3 Northern England, Scotland and Isle of Man As trams and other light rapid transit systems make a comeback in many British cities, this packed volume, the third in a trilogy, looks at all the tramways that have operated in the towns and cities of northern England, Scotland and the Isle of Man, with lines as.Regional Tramways - Wales, Isle of Man and Ireland, Post Peter Waller examines the history of the tramways in Ireland, Wales and on the Isle of Man.

With three different legislative frameworks, the history of the systems covered are very different – from the surviving horse tramway at Douglas on the Isle of Man through to the new Luas.Isle of Man Horse Tramway Situated on Douglas Bay this is a unique survivor from the Victorian era.

Be warned that due to current promenade rebuilding works the service is restricted both in length and is likely to carry on for another couple of years but it is still worth doing/5(1K).