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Manx Electric Railway

Discussion in 'Narrow Gauge Railways' started by Bikermike, Jul 22, 2020.

  1. Bikermike

    Bikermike New Member

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    Hello

    Can any of the three-legged brigade give any information on the tram?

    In particular, Ramsey station - is the main station likely to come back?

    No axe to grind, but it's always the first non-racing thing on the list when we go over.
     
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    The official line was that the track in the station needed urgent repairs/replacement ... but that was 3? years ago and the 'temporary' station across the road seems more like a permanent fixture. My suspicion is that the station is still the preferred site for the long-planned bus/rail interchange for which the plans were previously rejected and the Dept. are playing the 'waiting game'. I know they weren't exactly pretty but the, now demolished, car and goods sheds did add to the ambience/heritage appeal of Ramsey MER station of which there is now precious little left.
    Ray.
     
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    Not good (and entirely plausible). I would say that the track layout doesn't make best use of the space. Wonder it an intelligent compromise could be reached?

    Always love a good trundle on the tram
     
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    What a shame - I didn't even realise those had gone :(
     

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