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Manx Electric Railway

The Promenade, Douglas IM99 1JS
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A wonderful way to travel

There's nothing like seeing the Isle of Man from the Manx Electric Railway. Totally unique and well... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bethany P
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Chard, United Kingdom
Great to see off road parts of the island

Great way to travel for all ages unfortunately from what I could see it’s not good for disabled... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
GR1FFs
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Whitby, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

There's nothing like seeing the Isle of Man from the Manx Electric Railway. Totally unique and well worth a ride. Easily accessed (disabled passengers should contact for details) from one of the several stations and halts along the line. Highly recommended way to travel with...More

Thank Bethany P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great way to travel for all ages unfortunately from what I could see it’s not good for disabled access you would have to check at the ticket office we found the operators very helpful

Thank GR1FFs
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is a lovely ride through the country side I have to use a wheelchair if you phone in advance there is a disabled tram with a wheel chair lift The staff are so helpful Well worth the trip I travel from Ramsey to Douglas

Thank Helen K
Reviewed 7 November 2017

This is fine and very unique tramway, joining Douglas to Ramsey with its spur to Snaefell mountain at Laxey. The trams are well maintained and provide indoor and outdoor travel depending on the weather. The staff should be properly uniformed to compliment the overall feel....More

Thank Jack R
Reviewed 7 November 2017

this was a lovely little train ride very nostalgic. very sweet old fashioned trip. our first time to Isle of man and we enjoyed it very much the weather could have been better though

Thank hevian54
Reviewed 4 November 2017

We traveled to Ramsey and it was a really good adventure but does take quite a while but does not travel very frequently

Thank cromwellhoward
Reviewed 2 November 2017

Something never to be forgotten - an experience and a worthwhile journey - a great show of the landscape and scenery

Thank Tom29bobby
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

Great ride through the countryside to Ramsey . Friendly crew who kept us informed as to what was happening when we had to reverse onto the other track. Well worth the visit.

Thank Razza388
Reviewed 24 October 2017

Although slightly boneshaking the railway provides a fast and convenient journey up the coast to Laxey. We had intended a second trip further north to Ramsay but the massive storm on October 16th caused damage to the overhead power so we were back to the...More

Thank PeterFryer1952
Reviewed 22 October 2017

We used the electric railway to get to Ramsey and back to Douglas a couple of times and found it a very relaxing way to travel, with some great scenery along the way.

Thank kiwined
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RedJen2014
25 March 2017|
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Response from palace15 | Reviewed this property |
It is very easy to move about and at times either side, on the way 'up' I would say the right hand side, to get a good view of the Laxey wheel.
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Becci M
12 January 2016|
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Response from Sheila A | Reviewed this property |
We paid £16 each The ticket took us to Laxey on the train from Douglas. We changed at Laxey onto the Snaefell Railway and after a roam on the mountain we took the train back Laxey and then on to Douglas. We then used it to... More
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hill504226
4 November 2015|
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Response from nermal12 | Reviewed this property |
Hope you find the information that you are looking for. Whatever happens, this is a great attraction, not to be missed.
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