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DESCRIPTION
Manx Electric Railway (MER) opened in 1893; this suburban tram line connects Douglas, Laxey and Ramsey in the Isle of Man. MER mostly runs in reserved lanes, adopting its original rolling stock.
In the Isle of Man its also still operating a tourist horse tram (Douglas Bay Horse Tramway, opened in 1876), that interchanges with MER at Derby Castle (Douglas).
(last modified March 01, 2017 )
HISTORY
datesection nameline
1876Douglas Bay Horse Tramway opening--
1893Manx Electric Railway openingMER
(last modified March 01, 2017 )
TECHNICAL DATA
Single line length (Km)
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Single line stops
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Single line avg. distance (km)
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Total track length (km)
27
Total network stops
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Avg. stop net distance (km)
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Type
steel wheels
Current/Voltage
550 V DC overhead
Type of guide/gauge
914 mm gauge rails
Vehicles builder
G.F. MILNES & Co.,ELECTRIC RAILWAY & TRAMWAY CARRIAGE Co.,ENGLISH ELECTRIC & Co.,UNITED ELECTRIC CAR COMPANY
Model
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Operator
ISLE OF MAN HERITAGE RAILWAYS
(last modified March 01, 2017 )
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