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Railways of the Isle of Man Dvd
An exploration of the Islands steam railways and tramways – past and present.
Extensive Coverage of the railway and its Beyer Peacock 2-4-0Ts hauling passenger services between Douglas and Port Erin including restored No.1 ‘Sutherland’ and also 0-6-0 Tank ‘Caledonia’.
Scenes from the 1960s: Three more locomotives are shown in action on the lines to Port Erin, Peel and Ramsey.
The Groudle Glen Railway: This two foot gauge runs along the cliffs from Lhen Coan to Sea Lion Rocks and recently constructed ‘Annie’ and ‘Sea Lion’ haul the trains.
The Manx Electric Railway: Several trams and trailers in service between Douglas and Ramsey together with engineer’s flat wagons, vans and the tower wagon which is used to maintain the overhead wires.
The Snaefell Mountain Railway: Views from the islands highest mountain railway and the trams which make the ascent from Laxey.
125th Anniversary Events: In 1998 the Isle of Man Railway celebrated its 125th Anniversary by organising four weeks of special events.
Number 1 ‘Sutherland’ is in steam at the site of Pool station and runs in unison with Tram No.1 on the Manx Electric Railway while Tram No. 33 works services on the steam railway!
Double headers and works trains add to the ingredients.
Approx. 55 minutes.
This dvd is being sold on behalf of and with full permission of the copyright owner – Transport Video Publishing (TVP).