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Ride the Rocket to Port Erin fireworks

Isle of Man Railways is operating its popular Ride the Rocket steam train to Port Erin fireworks display on Bonfire Night, Wednesday 5 November 2014.

Heritage Railways

Welcome to the Isle of Man Heritage Railways.

Here you will find all the information you need to assist you in enjoying our unique rail system. The Isle of Man Railways 2014 timetable is available here.

If you are interested in booking a Railway Holiday to the Isle of Man, you can find details of Island Explorer breaks offered by Isle of Man Event Services on their website.

Railway Map

The red line on the map is the Steam Railway Line, the green line is the Snaefell Mountain Railway and the blue line is the Electric Railway.

The famous Thomas the Tank Engine had a film made here on the Isle of Man - Thomas and the Magic Railroad. Click here to see further details on where the Thomas film locations were.

It's possible to see the majority of the Island by travelling on the railway network and many of the Island’s heritage attractions are also located near to the railway stops making it easy to get around. Visitors can purchase "Heritage Explorer" tickets, which allow unlimited travel on the Steam Railway, Manx Electric Railway, Snaefell Mountain Railway, and Douglas Horse Trams and also access to Manx National Heritage sites, meaning getting around is cost effective as well as convenient.

A range of cost effective tickets can be purchased and the Island Explorer ticket entitle the holder to unlimited travel on scheduled services of the Steam Railway , Manx Electric Railway, Snaefell Mountain Railway, Douglas Horse Trams and Buses (except the Manx Express routes)

The Island is one of the very few places in the world where you can travel between February and November on steam and electric railways, which are over a century old.

We also provide a range of special events e.g. Santa Trains, Love Train. You can hire trains for special corporate or family events.

For an experience of a lifetime a range of 'Ultimate Driving Experiences' are available.

2014 Scheduled Services

Isle of Man Steam Railway: Friday 7 March - Wednesday 5 November 2014

Manx Electric Railway: Friday 4 April - Sunday 2 November 2014

Snaefell Mountain Railway: Friday 11 April - Sunday 2 November 2014

2015 Scheduled Services

Isle of Man Steam Railway: 12-15 February for half term then, Friday 6 March to Sunday 8 November 2015

Manx Electric Railway: Friday 20 March to Sunday 8 November 2015

Snaefell Mountain Railway: Friday 27 March to Sunday 8 November 2015

Our full Conditions of Carriage and Passenger Regulations can be read here

Isle of Man

Public Transport Infoline 01624 662525

Isle of Man Public Transport Registered Office: Banks Circus Douglas Isle of Man IM1 5PT