SC3987 : Car 1 on the Snaefell Mountain Tramway

taken 1 year ago, 5 km from Laxey, Isle of Man, Great Britain

Car 1 on the Snaefell Mountain Tramway
Car 1 on the Snaefell Mountain Tramway
Or is it a railway as written on the other car in the picture?SC3987 : Car 5 on the Snaefell Mountain Railway
Snaefell Mountain Railway
Built in 1895, the Snaefell Mountain Railway is an electric mountain railway (the only one in the British Isles) which runs from the village of Laxey to the summit of Snaefell, at 2,036 feet above sea level the highest point on the island. It connects with the Manx Electric Railway (MER) in Laxey. The line is five miles long, built to 3 ft 6 in gauge and uses a Fell Incline Railway System centre rail for braking on the steep gradients. It is electrified using overhead wires at 550 volts direct current, with bow collectors.

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Date Taken
Wednesday, 5 July, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 11 July, 2017
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Uplands  Railways 
Place (from Tags)
Snaefell 
Primary Subject of Photo
Tram 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SC 397 879 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:15.7280N 4:27.6935W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SC 397 879
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Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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