History

This page covers the history of the Manx Electric Railway from it’s opening in 1893, extensions in 1894 and 1898/99, the new company in the 1900s, nationalisation in 1958 up until near closure in 1978…

Construction to Opening – 1893

Onwards to Laxey – 1894

Ballure and Ramsey – 1896-99

A New Company – 1900s-1910s

Between the Wars – 1920s-1930s

Post-War and Nationalisation – 1940s-1950s

Difficulties and Closure? – 1960s-1978

Amalgamation and Restoration – 1979-1993

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