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Bus and Rail News

Celebration of our Island’s Heritage Transport with action-packed five-day Festival

Isle of Man Railways are busy finalising the last details of preparation for an exciting programme of events in this year’s Manx Heritage Transport...
Wednesday, 18 July 2018

Stamps Celebrating Manx Electric Railway 125th Anniversary

In celebration of the Manx Electric Railway’s 125th Anniversary this September, Isle of Man Transport has teamed up with Isle of Man Post Office to commission...
Friday, 29 June 2018

Record TT passenger figures for Isle of Man Transport

Bus vannin carried a record number of passengers during this year's TT Festival with an 11% increase on the figures from 2017.
Monday, 18 June 2018

New warning light in Laxey

A new roadside warning system has been installed in Laxey. Flashing amber lights now warn road users of oncoming trams approaching from the Ramsey direction at...
Thursday, 24 May 2018

Contactless payments launched on Island’s buses

Bus passengers will be able to pay their fares through contactless technology from tomorrow (Thursday 24 May). All vehicles operated by Bus Vannin will offer...
Wednesday, 23 May 2018

Peter’s Railway author Chris Vine to teach youngsters about steam train travel

Chris Vine is visiting the Isle of Man for the third consecutive year to speak to schoolchildren about the Island’s steam railway. The author behind the...
Tuesday, 15 May 2018

Changes to Bus Timetable from 16 April 2018

Changes to bus vannin services will be introduced on Monday 16 April 2018. The changes have been brought in to ensure bus vannin offer the best and most...
Monday, 16 April 2018

Strathallan Horse Tram Depot design aims to replicate 1902 original

Planning permission is being sought to rebuild Strathallan Horse Tram Depot on Strathallan Crescent in Douglas. The proposed building has been designed to...
Friday, 6 April 2018

Manx Electric Railway celebrates 125th birthday

The Manx Electric Railway resumes tomorrow with the first service departing from Douglas at 9.40am. Services will run from Friday 16 March until Monday 4...
Thursday, 15 March 2018

Traveline will make bus travel easier for passengers

New for 2018, bus vannin is excited to launch the first of a number of initiatives under the Simply Go banner aimed at making traveling by bus much simpler for...
Friday, 26 January 2018
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