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

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

Railway volunteers thanked

Isle of Man Railways has paid tribute to its teams of volunteers who have provided more than 1,000 hours of unpaid assistance during 2015.  Volunteer groups...
Wednesday, 30 December 2015

Isle of Man Railways models on sale

Detailed scale models of loco No. 12 Hutchinson and tramcar 21 have been unveiled by Isle of Man Railways.  The 1:76 scale exclusive collectibles are the...
Wednesday, 9 December 2015

Heritage Railways pull in more passengers

The Isle of Man’s 46-mile network of heritage railways continues to attract increasing numbers of passengers thanks to innovations of luxury steam train dining...
Monday, 23 November 2015