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Bus and Rail News

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

Free WiFi on buses

Bus vannin is rolling out free WiFi on all its services.  In line with the Isle of Man Government’s Digital Strategy the majority of bus vannin buses will...
Tuesday, 22 March 2016

Isle of Man Steam Railway season starts on Saturday

Winter is officially over with the start of Isle of Man Steam Railway services on Saturday (5 March 2016).  Operating Thursdays to Sundays until the Easter...
Thursday, 3 March 2016

New bus timetable from 7 March 2016

Minor changes to bus vannin services will be introduced on Monday 7 March 2016.  A new Journey Planner & Timetables booklet is being published and will be...
Tuesday, 23 February 2016
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