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The Manx Electric Railway

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Old 6th August 2023, 12:53
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The Manx Electric Railway

In 1957 the Manx Electric Railway was nationalised by the Manx Government. The Modern Tramway Journal reported on this in the late 1950s.

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It followed this report with a review of progress in its June and July 1962 editions. ...

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Old 30th August 2023, 12:41
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This is a third article about railways in the Isle of Man. Each is a retrospective, looking back at events in the history of the railways.

Modern Tramway Journal included a short article in October 1963 about developments in 1899 on the Isle of Man, and particularly about the use of 'Bonner Wagons' by the Isle of Man Tramways and Electric Power Company Limited which became the Manx Electric Railway.

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Old 7th September 2023, 19:39
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The Secret of Laxey Siding. ....

‘Modern Tramway’ in January 1964 carried an article by J.H. Price about the process involved in getting Snaefell rolling-stock to Derby Castle for maintenance.

The article included a step-by-step photographic record of the operation. ...

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