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Isle of Man Steam Railway

Type:Steam Railway

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Isle of Man Steam Railway

About

The Isle of Man Steam Railway is the longest narrow gauge steam line in Britain that still uses its original locomotives and carriages.

The three foot narrow gauge railway was opened in 1873 and runs through the Island’s charming countryside between the Island’s capital and a range of destinations in the south.

Originally the southern route, which is around 15 and a half miles long, was part of a much larger steam railway network which used to serve Peel in the west, Ramsey in the north and the small mining village of Foxdale.

Many of the Island’s heritage attractions in the south of the Island are located near to railway stations making it a convenient way to travel. Simply sit back and revel in the spectacular Manx scenery and countryside as it gradually passes by you.

A one way journey along the beautiful Manx countryside running the full length from Douglas to Port Erin takes an hour to complete. In July and August, the peak months of the holiday season, there are seven return trains a day through the countryside, one of which is an evening service.

Pullman style fine dining can be experienced on the Isle of Man Steam Railway's beautifully restored Dining Car. Built in 1905 and restored in the Spring of 2013, the plush Dining Car is one of only a handful of fine dining narrow gauge dining cars in the world. Offering a mouth-watering menu using only the finest Manx produce, the Dining Car is fully licensed and has a carefully crafted list of 14 wines and a cocktail Bar Car.

Guide Prices

Tickets are available from all manned stations, and from the Guard onboard the train. Please see our website for current ticket options and fares:
https://www.gov.im/categories/travel-traffic-and-motoring/bus-and-rail/tickets-fares

Regular travellers and visitors can save money by purchasing a Go smart travel card.
Go Explore cards provide unlimited travel on our bus and rail services. These are available for 1, 3, 5 or 7 days.

Go cards are available online (www.gotravel.im) or from the Welcome Centre in Douglas Sea Terminal and main stations. Please see the Go cards page for more details.

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Disabled Accessibility - Please see www.rail.im for further accessibility information

Catering

  • On-Site café/restaurant

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking

Payment Methods

  • Accepts major credit and debit cards
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Special group rates - Group Travel Rates for groups over 20
  • Visa accepted

Provider Facilities

  • Accept coach parties - For large groups reservations are advisable - please contact heritagerailways@gov.im
  • Dog Friendly
  • Dogs Accepted - Dog tickets available
  • Event Venue - For private hires, weddings, or group bookings please contact us at heritagerailways@gov.im
  • Group Friendly
  • Toilets

Provider Features

  • In countryside
  • In town/city centre
  • Indoor Attraction
  • Outdoor Attraction
  • Village Location

Target Markets

  • Family Fun
  • Marketed Towards Children
  • Marketed Towards Families
  • Marketed Towards Senior Citizens

Travel & Trade

  • Group discounts available
Douglas Steam Railway Station, Banks Circus, Douglas, IM1 5PT
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Opening Times

2019 (8 Mar 2019 - 3 Nov 2019)

* For more specific journey information please check the timetable at www.rail.im.

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