landscapes in Britain. The 11d. It connects with the Douglas Bay Horse Tramway at its southern terminus at Derby Castle at the northern end of the promenade in Douglas, and with the Snaefell Mountain Railway at Laxey.The line is undulating and passes through areas of scenic beauty. They are both of the same design, and the former is illustrated; they have three Price: £60.00. Ad. prevent spreading of the rails, and as the line is relaid, chairs are being used throughout the system, instead of the rails The Manx Northern Railway was not independent for long. on to the rear portion of the train, and draws it into another platform at St. John's-the train now being on Manx Northern Would recommend this book to anyone interested in finding out about the history of the Manx Northern Railway. Its July 1938 and Winter Saloon Car 22 is watched departing Ramsey on its journey to Douglas. Quite the same Wikipedia. This engine was specially constructed to work coal traffic to Foxdale. 120 lbs. diameter, the cylinders are outside, and measure 11 in. The Foxfield Railway was opened as a short branch from St John’s to Foxfield. A glance at the map will The Bus Tours of the closed lines have been a great success and regularly sell out. 8d. ['classic' G B Cowen image]. The Manx Northern Railway (MNR) was the second common carrier railway built in the Isle of Man. In the first place, since the island must be reached by boat, it will be as well to give a few particulars of the means Conveyances ply regularly between Sulby Glen Station and the Glen, also between St. John's Station and Glen Helen and Glen Meay. A) Manx Northern Railway (21 Tickets). of the gross receipts of in., 30 cwts. The line is known as the Foxdale Railway, a single line three and a half miles in length, Given the number 3 and named Thornhill, it was built alongside the IOMR’s engine number 7 – Tynwald – in Beyer, Peacock’s Manchester works. The Manx Northern Railway by Dr. R. Preston Hendry and R. Powell Hendry. the sub-rock is a clay slate of the Lower Silurian Age, and forms a high mountain range which ends in the bold promontory But although the gayer sojourners prefer Douglas, The time allowed at stations has been reduced. Peel Road... More details. Accept diameter RAILWAY MAGAZINE who have not yet decided where to spend their summer vacation, could do a good deal worse than pay a visit WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. 1898. Both were absorbed by the Isle of Man Railway in 1904. B) Foxdale to Ramsey (Return Third Class). The image was captured on my Sony HX20V camera, resized and cropped in Adobe Photoshop CS6. are so rich in romantic scenery and historical places that the various spots served by the line are generally visited by The Isle of Man Railway (IMR) (Manx: Raad Yiarn Vannin) is a narrow gauge steam-operated railway connecting Douglas with Castletown and Port Erin on the Isle of Man. The goods rolling stock comprises 28 open and 4 covered wagons, 3 cattle and 2 timber trucks, or 37 in all. Very Good. Manx Northern Railway No.1 ‘Ramsey’ (1898) IoMT&EPCo. 4) Ramsey (Plaza) tram station is the northern terminus of the Manx Electric Railway, and Ramsey is the start of the mountain section of the Snaefell Mountain Course used for the annual Isle of Man TT and Manx Grand Prix motorcycle races. No. Surface: Sup. Railway, although they are very scarce on the Isle of Man Railway, most roads crossing that line on the level. 2 Northern are of the same type, having a pair of leading wheels Furness Railway runs fast trains to Barrow from all parts of its system in connection with these steamers, and if the London This was never entirely successful owing initially to competition from the Manx Electric Railway and later from road transport. interest on this portion of its capital. The curves are also fairly easy, the sharpest having a radius It was renewed in 1914. Short-lived, it did however have the distinction of being the reason for one of the last trains to travel over the line in April 1969 prior to lifting.[2]. As part of the annual transport festival a genuine Manx Northern Train has operated in recent times. 7d. in work-ing 27 tons. [6][7] The last oil train ran in April 1969. Snaefell, and others, to the western coast, forming one of the grandest mountain . ... Southern Railway. diameter, the cylinders are outside, and measure 11 in. It connects with the Douglas Bay Horse Tramway at its southern terminus at Derby Castle at the northern end of the promenade in Douglas, and with the Snaefell Mountain Railway at Laxey.The line is undulating and passes through areas of scenic beauty. We can scarcely expect the intermediate Glen Helen, Glen Meay, and others less known, which add greatly to the beauty via Carnforth, a distance of 265 miles in 5½ hours, so that it would be possible for passengers leaving London, say There are ten trains each way daily between Ramsey and Douglas, besides intermediate local ones between Ramsey and the stations on the Manx Northern Railway. the compartments, but as these have been removed, 1st class passengers are treated to an amount of leg room not usually without entering the system of the Isle of Man Railway, whilst the latter railway can only obtain access to the Foxdale This line, at Ramsey, opened in 1883 and closed in 1952. types (two of which we illustrate). Rugby: Hillside Pub. Earlier in this article we made mention of a third Manx railway, and this line is the bete noir and cause of all the misfortunes stations to be very pretentious, but they are somewhat better than those on the Isle of Man Railway, which usually consist Wyse, W.J. in all cases employed, no side buffers being provided, although side chains are. C) Foxdale to Sulby Glen (Single Third Class). Cyclists visiting Mona cannot do better than travel by train to Ramsey, and make that town their headquarters, as the roads in the north are especially good and suit-able for cycling. How this arrangement has worked the following figures show When the people in the town of Ramsey realised their town was not going to be incorporated into the newly promoted Isle of Man Railway (IOMR) network in the 1870s it was left to them to promote their own railway as a link with the rest of the island. The Foxdäle Railway falls at one in 49 for its whole length to St. John's, and the line crosses over the Isle of Man Railway 3 Thornhill is in private preservation in the north of the island having been purchased in 1978 and removed from the railway; No. After the Isle of Man railway merger in 1905 she was renumbered 15 in the Isle of Man Railway fleet (having previously been Manx Northern's No. A new surface has been laid on a short section of this footpath. being fastened directly to the sleepers. The trains The two are known as the Manx Northern Railway and the Isle of Man Railway. The Rolling Stock and Permanent Way 4 a.m., it is obvious that London people are precluded from using the best route. - of 20 chains. ! on the Manx Northern Railway from the lack of passenger coaches during the busy season, as the carriages of the Isle of Man Railway are pressed into service on the North Manx Railway if the passenger traffic over the latter system is heavy. The Company was incorporated with limited liability by an Act of Douglas is the principal port of arrival and embarkation in Mona; but as the town caters largely for "trippers " from Lancashire [2][4] Various schemes to emulate this in Douglas were often proposed but the work was never undertaken.[5]. Manx Northern Railway. In 1899 a new railway link in the form of an electric tramway opened along the east coast from Douglas to Ramsey. inch carries I ton coal and 385 gals. To mark the occasion of the 50th Anniversary of the last train on the Northern Line, a locomotive (Caledonia) will be positioned on track outside an original Manx Northern Station building at … expenses at St. John's station, this enables the Manx Northern engine to bring one train down to the junction, and return at once Mr. David McDowall, Manager and Secretary of the Railway was appointed 15 months ago, and has made many desirable improvements. o2,500 ; it might, therefore, be to the advantage of the Manx Northern Railway to purchase the Foxdale, not as a remunerative Main Line. Had this been all there would have been nothing to complain about, but the promoters of the Foxdale Railway persuaded Locomotive taking water, Kirk Michael station, Isle of Man. more graphically than pages of explanation :-. An embankment high on the cliffs south of Glen Mooar, the "Donkey Bank", was an unending maintenance problem and a drain upon the line's profitability. This route would also be a desirable one for Newcastle and the North of England. The Isle of Man Railway (IMR) (Manx: Raad Yiarn Vannin) is a narrow gauge steam-operated railway connecting Douglas with Castletown and Port Erin on the Isle of Man. Special trains have been run with mails when necessary in the are worked by means of staff and tickets, and semaphore signals are employed, those on the Northern Railway are actuated The rugged geography of the east coast forced the Manx Northern Railway into an indirect route: first westwards to Kirk Michael and then south to St John's where a junction could be made with the Isle of Man Railway's Peel to Douglas line which opened in 1873. This powerful engine, numbered 4, bore the name Caledonia. for 20 1st class and 40 3rd class passengers. The Manx Northern Railway has an advantage over the Isle of Man Railway in its facilities for dealing with goods traffic, as at Ramsey the railway lines are laid down on the quays, so that cargo can be discharged directly from the ship to the railway truck and vice versa; hence a large portion of the goods and mineral traffic of the Isle of Man is carried to and from Ramsey by the Manx Northern Railway. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. In the late 1870s, the Manx Northern Railway opened a branch from St John’s on the Douglas to Peel line, extending to Ramsay at the northern end of the island. Ramsey and Northern were allocated numbers 16 and 17 respectively but never bore them in service. A) Manx Northern Railway (21 Tickets). No insert Card. The fishermen can find plenty of capital sport in the Sulby River, the finest stream for fish in the island. and Joyce, J. Height from floor to underside of top roof, Amount received at 55 per cent. already the Manx Northern Railway has sunk £6,400 Its. spans of 60 ft. each, heavy lattice girders and massive stone piers. Captured during one of the 2016 tours, this hidden piece of the MNR in a private garden. The line is worked in a very economical manner, the time tables being arranged so that the up and down trains usually meet B) Foxdale to Ramsey (Return Third Class). The debentures of the railway amount to or maintenance ! THE Railways of the Isle of Man possess many features of interest to the railway excursionist and those readers of the driving wheels, working pressure Find out more. This time they turned to Dübs and Company, Glasgow for an 0-6-0 tank locomotive. carriages are each divided in compartments, seating five passengers on each side. Almost all of the original non-passenger stock was lost with only one closed van surviving today (Gr.12) which was rebuilt in 2001. 50 years from Jan. 3rd, 1885, and The Manx Northern Railway (MNR) commenced at St Johns and shared a station with the Isle of Man Railway company's Douglas-Peel route. and North Western Railway would join hands with Mr. Aslett, a through express could be run daily from Euston to Barrow, Barclay 0-4-0T No.713 (1898-1901) *not in steam. John's Station, where the two portions are uncoupled, the front proceeding to Peel, whilst a Manx Northern engine backs to complete the line, 16½ miles in length, in three months, this however they (as might be expected) failed to do, Railway, is in striking contrast to that of other parts of the island. A distinctive lattice girder bridge, the "basket bridge", was built over the Sulby River near Ramsey. Buy Manx Northern Railway 1st by Hendry, R.Preston, Hendry, R. Powell (ISBN: 9780950593326) from Amazon's Book Store. The contract for constructing the line Manx Northern Railway - view towards Peel from the bridge carrying the A4 at Ballaquine - geograph.org.uk - 1191257.jpg 640 × 426; 64 KB Steam train at Sulby Glen - geograph.org.uk - 1349616.jpg 640 × 511; 71 KB During 1898, the Manx Northern Railway conveyed 166,152 passengers over its system. The trackbed is now a footpath. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. [9] In 1885 it was realised that a much more powerful locomotive was required for working the mineral traffic on the Foxdale Railway. We understand originally a settee was provided in the centre of D) Foxdale to Peel Road (Single First Class). The upholstering and decoration is good, and safety latches are provided outside the doors (as Front endpaper and outer edge of text block slightly grubby o/w very good condition. [actually shows Mooragh Park]. As previously stated the line is single, the passing places being Sulby Bridge, Ballaugh, and Kirk Michael. Manx Northern Railway; Locations along the line. No. Glen Mona, Ballaglass, Elfin Glen, Glen Auldyn, Sulby Glen, Ravensdale, Glen Willyn, manner, steel flat-bottom rails weighing 56 lbs. Clear and concise drawings of the stock used, trackplans, buildings etc as well as a table containing the full stock list were found within. we shall have to retrace our way. Ramsey, Isle of Man, with Barrule Mountain in the background of Manx highland valley so. the line. C) Foxdale to Sulby Glen (Single Third Class). [11] After very little use by the IOMR they were scrapped in 1923 and 1912. The rest of the system had the rails directly spiked to the sleepers. The1st class carriages each contain three compartments, these are particularly in the concern, by the annual payment of the share of the Ended: 01 Dec, 2020 12:45:07 GMT. pains are taken to accommodate family parties and the more select visitors. by Hurst, Nelson and Company, Limited, Glasgow and Motherwell, and are expected to be ready for service in July. Looking west from the level crossing at the St John's station site (currently a car park), double tracks at one time crossed here with the left one being for Peel and the right being for Ramsey or Foxdale via the MNR. A) Peel Road to Foxdale (Return First Class). Today, tiny pieces of the old Manx Northern Route survive, some are easily found but others only viewable by arrangement. ! "A" preference shares, and £25,000 five per cent. Railway during the same period only amounted to £489 l0s. Looking northward, the outlook is strangely changed. of the railway) are good, the ruling gradient being 1 in 100. All tickets are undated. with another to Ramsey. The shortest daily sea passage is that from Barrow to Douglas, distance 50 miles, time of voyage about three hours. There are two viaducts carrying the railway, one across the The Manx Northern Railway possesses but four engines, and these are of three distinct types (two of which we illustrate). Lezayre, 1¾ miles from Ramsey, Sulby Bridge 3½ miles, Sulby Glen 4½ miles, Ballaugh 63/8miles, [12] which it carried until 2001 when it reverted to the standard livery of red and cream. A small number of original Isle of Man Railway and Manx Northern Railway wagons and goods vans also have been restored or rebuilt for demonstration use on the line. Wt. is the practise on some Continental railways). These two locomotives were built by Sharp, Stewart and Co. in 1879. Unfortunately, the present train service precludes by side for a distance of about a third of a mile, till the Manx Northern diverges to the right. whilst the total gross earnings from the Foxdale Isle of Man Railway Manx Northern Narrow gauge O-16.5 7mm scale Ramsey Kit: Condition: New. In the neighbourhood of Ramsey a rider may select many routes without hills, and he can ride for miles upon fine level well-kept roads. cash from the Manx Northern Railway during 1898, £302 15s. 1 Ramsey and No. was obtained by a Scotch firm, Messrs. J. and W. Granger, the first sod being cut on 1st March 1879, the contractors undertaking Whitehaven is the nearest port to the island, being only 30 miles distant from Ramsey, and, as the Isle of Man is very The Manx Northern Railway possesses but four engines, and these are of three distinct the Isle of Man Railway carriages in front and the Manx Northern at rear. In this article we purpose to give some details of the former. The composite carriages provide accommodation Passengers with through tickets between Douglas and Ramsey are allowed to break their journey at any station on the line. [1] In 1881, passenger services started operating through to Douglas using running rights over the tracks of the Isle of Man Railway.[2]. Co. Very informative book although the typeface was a little small in places. by 18 in. Stepping-Stones in Sulby Glen, near Ramsey, Isle of Man Hardcover. Enjoy the videos and music you love, upload original content, and share it all with friends, family, and the world on YouTube. The gauge is 3 ft., the line was built in a substantial Isle of Man Steam Railway Supporters' Association, the leading railway preservation group on the Isle of Man. At least one six-wheeled coach has been purchased for preservation as part of a private collection in the UK but this is not publicly accessible. 1 Ramsey and No. No. The Manx Electric Railway is an electric interurban tramway connecting Douglas, Laxey and Ramsey in the Isle of Man. Of the locomotives, No. of only a small erection, without platforms, these, however, are not necessary, as the bottoms of the carriages are not 9d. Create lists, bibliographies and reviews: or Search WorldCat. refA357 Condition Please see full description and photo for condition report. Find out more. per sq. 3 is named Thornhill, Photographs Search Latest On this day Notes and Queries News in pictures Share Facebook Twitter. A new surface has been laid on a short section of this footpath. No insert Card. The time occupied on the journey to Ramsey has been shortened. ! Mr. McDowall, however, intends to improve the standard of passenger coaches, and has already ordered two composite bogie Just better. This arrangement allowed the outer wheels to pivot and the centre pair to slide from side to side thus allowing the coached to more easily negotiate tight curves than a rigid wheelbase. The railways in the island work in close harmony, and no difficulty is experienced with its dancing halls and other attractions, as a residential centre, the districts served by the Manx Northern Railway [3] To try to stabilise the track, this section was the only part of the Manx railways to have its rails mounted in chairs. ! Mr. McDowall is a Scotch-man, and was for many years Assistant on the Wigtownshire Railway, now merged in the Portpatrick and Wigtownshire Joint Railways; subsequently he was Manager of the Ayrshire and Wigtownshire Railway, now the property of the Glasgow and South Western. during 1898, (Out of this sum the Manx Northern Railway had to pay all expenses of working and maintaining the Foxdale Railway. Station at St. John's, but this has been rendered unnecessary by the introduction of a new platform at St. John's on the Expensively constructed, they proved to be troublesome in traffic, so much so that in service after the amalgamation with the Isle of Man Railway Company they saw little further use, occasionally being used for school traffic. We actively promote and participate in Manx steam railway heritage conservation projects alongside the day-to-day operation of the Isle of Man Railway by the Government. 1980. Many people were saddened by the demise of the majority of the Island’s steam railway network, save for the southern line, but the collaboration of Manx artist Michael Starkey and local man Julian Edwards has brought the northern railway stations vividly to life in this pint-sized publication. ! F) Foxdale to Lezayre (Single Third Class). and stores required at Foxdale -that the Manx Northern Railway agreed to pay the Foxdale people a large portion of the receipts A separate undertaking, the Foxdale Railway, was promoted by the MNR and worked by them from opening in 1886. A cold, crisp Autumn afternoon at the former Ballaugh Railway Station cattle loading platform on the Northern Railway Line which was run until 1968 by the Manx Northern Railway (MNR). 5d., so that £9,9761 is. On the right is the Plaza cinema, originally built as a concert hall in the 1890s, it was bought by the tramway company in 1897, anticipating the arrival of the electric railway to the Northern town. 1898-1900. The MNR had the only dockside track on the railway system, allowing direct transfer between the railway and sea-going vessels. west of St. John's Station. All tickets are undated. Manx Northern Railway Share Certificate No62 of 1880: The Manx Northern Railway opened a line from St.John’s to Ramsey in 1879, and operated the Foxdale Railway from St.John’s to Foxdale, opened in 1886 to serve silver-lead mines. At one point the new tramway company looked at buying the Manx Northern Railway but the takeover never happened. coal, weight wide-between the seats-9 ft. from division to division. with families from all parts of the British Isles, usually proceed by the Manx Northern Railway to Ramsey, where special dimensions of these up-to-date narrow-gauge carriages are. Operated by the Douglas, Laxey and Ramsey Railway Company the route was a serious threat to the Manx Northern Railway . popular with Edinburgh and Glasgow folks, it has been suggested to the Scotch Railways that they might, by means of express (1968) "Rail transport in the Isle of Man 1873-1968: Isle of Man Railway", In: This page was last edited on 1 November 2020, at 19:33. of the Manx Northern Railway. diameter; other dimensions-working pressure 135 lbs. profits from working the Manx Northern Railway. Manx Northern Railway Co Ltd - Peel Road to Kirk Micheal Ticket Manx Northern Railway Co Ltd - Ticket Peel Road to Kirk Michael 3rd class return inc admission to Glen Wyllin £1.50 And now for a description of the Manx Northern Railway. she has a leading bogie and four-coupled wheels, and was built by Beyer Peacock and Co. in 1880. 136pp., b/w photos & illustrations. The rolling stock deserves attention. per sq. This site uses cookies for statistical puposes and to enhance your website experience. Looking southward and westward, The whole railway system reached a crisis in 1966 when no services operated. The Manx Northern Railway (MNR) was the second common carrier railway built in the Isle of Man. and we find Manx Northern Railway coaches waiting for us at Douglas Station; indeed, the trains for Peel are formed with weight in working 18 tons. The line of this company, like that of the Isle of Man Railway, is a single one, and the two trains travel side These were so close together in places that the protecting signals for one crossing stood beside the previous crossing up the line. Wyllyn Glen, and the other over Mooar Glen. The Foxdale Railway is leased for. It was operated by the Isle of Man Railway until 6 November 1880 when the MNR took over the responsibility. by means of a bridge east of St. John's Station, and curves sharply to the left, a separate station being provided for it which would accrue to the Manx Northern from its own traffic. This we soon do, for, after running along the west coast for a few miles, the railway wandering pedestrians. E) Foxdale to Kirk Michael (Single Third Class). 3 are 3 ft. 9 in. In order to progress matters a separate railway company, The Manx northern railway was registered on the 17th March 1878. stormy winter months, when steamers did not arrive in time for the ordinary trains. was £129,641 10s. ! Steam Train No 4 Caledonia at Kirk Michael – Manx Heritage Transport Festival 2018. The scenery about the northern district, of which Ramsey is the natural centre, and reached there-fore by the Manx Northern Preciously trains ran into and out of the Manx Northern The total amount expended on the railway to Dec. 31st, 1898, These locations are along the line. Six miles west of Ramsey, on the Manx Northern Railway, and about the centre of the northern face of the mountains, is Sulby The Manx Northern Railway (MNR) commenced at St Johns and shared a station with the Isle of Man Railway company's Douglas-Peel route. The Foxdale Railway cost about o8,000 to construct, and is now worth about Today, many of the station buildings along the line survive and have been converted to form a variety of uses including a village fire station, several private dwellings and museum displays. Many smaller items survive in use on the railway today, such as signal levers and various point levers inherited in 1905 and transferred around the system. Media in category "Manx Northern Railway 4 Caledonia" The following 5 files are in this category, out of 5 total. very far above rail level, and two footboards are provided. ii in. 12) was rebuilt in 1997 and remains in use on the line. For the Foxdale branch a special bogie coach with enhanced braking capabilities was constructed by the Oldbury Carriage and Wagon Co. in 1886. Fast trains, in connection with the steamers, cover the 26½ miles between Ramsey and Douglas in 68 minutes, including three stops, one of 5 minutes at St. John's, the others being at Ballaugh and Sulby Glen. It remains in regular service today. In 1905, it became part of the Isle of Man Railway Company when that company took over the operation of the entire system, nearly 47 miles of track. line was told the directors of the former, that they leased the Foxdale Railway at 55 per cent. The stations on the line are Ramsey, the terminus, where the offices and works of the Railway are located, There are also several over-bridges on the Manx Northern 6d. x Str. [8] In 1880, the MNR acquired a third locomotive from Beyer, Peacock and Company to a design similar to those used on the Isle of Man Railway. The Ramsey route had a brief boom between the wars and after World War II, but then, in line with the rest of the system, patronage sharply declined. A number of examples survive in preservation (see below). On the 19.4.1905 the Manx Northern Railway was taken over by the Isle of Man Railway and from then on many more services went directly to Douglas from Kirk Michael. There are swift steamers from ports in England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland. St Johns [Manx]... More details See also Foxdale Railway. stroke, the other leading dimen-sions of No. Some significant engineering works were required on the west coast section of the line, including the bridging of Glen Wyllin (at Kirk Michael) and the nearby Glen Mooar. They will consist of four 3rd and two 1st class compartments. The stations, Now in governmentownership, it uses original rolling stock and locomotives and there are few … the Manx Northern Railway that the latter would do so well out of the Foxdale line-by conveying the produce of the line One of the last services was the transport of fuel oil from the electricity generating station at Peel to the one at Ramsey, for which a special siding was laid. The Manx Northern Railway. The northern part of the line was flat compared to the western coastal section, and had numerous hand-worked level crossings. A simple wooden bench comprised the station's entire facilities. Search. has been over expended on capital account. The Manx Northern Railway trains going towards Douglas are drawn up at that Company's platform at There are only two passenger trains each way daily on the Foxdale Railway, but, consequent upon The 3rd class Services to Foxdale ceased in 1940 but the odd ballast train continued to collect mine waste up to the early 1960s. investment, but to stop the yearly drain of its own meagre profits. Boiler Press. The railway was incorporated stroke, the working-pressure is 120 lbs. Many people were saddened by the demise of the majority of the Island’s steam railway network, save for the southern line, but the collaboration of Manx artist Michael Starkey and local man Julian Edwards has brought the northern railway stations vividly to life in this pint-sized publication. of reaching Mona. turns westwards and recrosses the island to Ramsey. Northern Railway provide one per cent. [R Preston Hendry; R Powell Hendry] Home. most people making a stay in Mona's Isle. territory. 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