2014 Season Debut

Car No.21 after arrival at Laxey with the 09:40 from Derby Castle. © Andrew Scarffe

Car No.21 after arrival at Laxey with the 09:40 from Derby Castle. © Andrew Scarffe

Although the Manx Electric Railway has already operated for private hires in 2014, the first day of ‘official’ M.E.R. operation in 2014 was the 2nd of April.

In a deviation to previous years due to the late start, Timetable B was in use with seven departures from both Derby Castle and Ramsey. Four different Cars were used on this first day, with the following in operation.

Car No.21 – 09:40 Derby Castle-Ramsey, 11:10 Ramsey-Derby Castle, 12:40 Derby Castle-Ramsey, 14:40 Ramsey-Derby Castle, 16:10 Derby Castle-Ramsey

Car No.22 -10:10 Ramsey-Derby Castle, 11:40 Derby Castle-Ramsey, 13:40 Ramsey-Derby Castle, 15:10 Derby Castle-Ramsey, 16:40 Ramsey-Derby Castle

Car No.2 – 10:40 Derby Castle-Ramsey, 12:10 Ramsey – Derby Castle

Car No.33 – 14:10 Derby Castle-Ramsey, 15:40 Ramsey – Derby Castle

Car No.2 working the 12:10 Ramsey to Derby Castle, pictured here at Laxey. © Andrew Scarffe

Car No.2 working the 12:10 Ramsey to Derby Castle, pictured here at Laxey. © Andrew Scarffe

The M.E.R. will now run on selected days in the next week until commencing a daily service on Friday 11th April. For more details, please check out the 2014 Calendar Page.

Car No.33 working the 15:40 Ramsey - Derby Castle, passing Browns Crossing. © Andrew Scarffe

Car No.33 working the 15:40 Ramsey – Derby Castle, passing Browns Crossing. © Andrew Scarffe

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