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Bus and Rail News

New control system reduces waiting time at level crossing

The introduction of a new control system at the Ballasalla level crossing is reducing waiting times and enhancing the flow of traffic in the area. The system...
Wednesday, 12 April 2017

Launch of Go Silver smart cards

Go Silver smart cards will be issued to around 21,000 senior citizen residents on the island over a 3 to 4 week period from week commencing Monday 3 April.  The...
Tuesday, 21 March 2017

Plans for temporary horse tram facility

Plans have been submitted to erect a temporary building to serve as a tram shed and stables for the Douglas Bay Horse Tramway. The Department of Infrastructure...
Thursday, 15 December 2016

Ultimate Driving Experience

Due to its continued success, the Isle of Man Steam Railway’s ‘Ultimate Driving Experience’ will be available throughout the 2017 season. The special package...
Friday, 25 November 2016

Horse trams 140th celebrations

The Douglas Bay Horse Tramway will celebrate its 140th birthday this weekend and everyone is invited to join in the celebrations.
Wednesday, 3 August 2016

Department seeks Tynwald support for horse tram proposals

The Department of Infrastructure is proposing to operate the Douglas Bay horse trams for a further two years while discussions continue about the long-term...
Friday, 8 July 2016

Real time public transport app

Isle of Man Public Transport’s customers now have access to real time tracking of buses, trams and trains thanks to a new free app that has been built by a...
Friday, 1 July 2016

New books on horse trams and steam trains

Isle of Man Railways has published new books about the steam railway and the horse trams. They are two new editions in its Travellers’ Companion series that...
Friday, 1 July 2016

School’s train mural improves railway station site

A Douglas school has linked up with Douglas railway station contractors to improve the appearance of the building site while a £1.2million refurbishment is...
Monday, 20 June 2016

New bus stop signs

Bus vannin is updating its 850 bus stop signs across the Isle of Man.  All the old maroon signs that date from 2009 will be replaced with new flags featuring...
Tuesday, 24 May 2016
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