SC4384 : Manx Electric Railway tram passing The Mines at Laxey

taken 3 years ago, near to Laxey, Isle of Man, Great Britain

Manx Electric Railway tram passing The Mines at Laxey
Manx Electric Railway tram passing The Mines at Laxey
Car no.2 is one of the original cars built for the opening of the line in 1893 and is still running in regular service at the age of 123 years. It and sister car no.1 are the oldest electric tramcars in the world still doing so.
The Manx Electric Railway
The Manx Electric Railway is an electric inter-urban tramway connecting Douglas, Laxey and Ramsey in the Isle of Man. 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 railway's route is undulating and passes through areas of scenic beauty.

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Date Taken
Saturday, 6 August, 2016   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 12 August, 2016
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  City, Town centre  Railways 
Period (from Tags)
Late 19th Century 
Date (from Tags)
1893 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SC 4330 8456 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:13.9619N 4:24.3382W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SC 4330 8453
View Direction
NORTH (about 0 degrees)
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Manx Electric Railway  Tramcar  Tram and Trailer 

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