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Douglas and Port Erin Line (Isle of Man Railway)

Isle of Man Railway locomotive No 12 waits at the platform of Ballasalla station in July 1996 with a Douglas to Port Erin train, waiting for a northbound service to pass. [John McIntyre]

Douglas Bay Horse Tramway

A close up of the complicated pointwork outside the Douglas Horse Tram depot at Derby Castle. The possible reasons behind such a layout are fascinating, especially when viewed against the fact that the trams are double ended vehicles and run round involves the horse walking from one end of the ... [Mark Bartlett]

Isle of Man Railway

Climbing through the morning mists near Port Soderick, just to the south of Douglas, on the Isle of Man Railway in 1986. [With thanks to Messrs Miller, Geddes, Roberton & Stockton] [Ian Dinmore]

Manx Electric Railway

The world's oldest electric tramcar still in regular use at Derby Castle depot alongside a younger creation. MER No.1 dates from 1893 and is still much in demand for special workings, although as my guide pointed out sister car No.2 is exactly the same age - it just isn't No.1. ... [Mark Bartlett]

Piers of the Isle of Man

The former LNER paddle steamer Waverley moored at Douglas Isle of Man on the Sunday morning following the stormy crossing from Garlieston in April 1985. Photographed from the deck of an Isle of Man Steam Packet Co vessel bound for Heysham. [See image 29699] [Colin Miller]

Snaefell Mountain Railway

Snaefell Mountain Railway Car no 1, photographed alongside the summit terminus at Snaefell in July 1996. [John McIntyre]

List of locations in this area



Douglas IoM Douglas IoM Pier 

Port Erin