In the 1890’s it was laid out as a pleasure ground and linked to the station by a footpath. Viaduct carrying The Manx Northern Railway across Glen Willyn. 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. A simple wooden bench comprised the station's entire facilities. A) Manx Northern Railway (21 Tickets). Passengers with through tickets between Douglas and Ramsey are allowed to break their journey at any station on the line. Its July 1938 and Winter Saloon Car 22 is watched departing Ramsey on its journey to Douglas. The train proceeds to a spot just outside St. Special trains have been run with mails when necessary in the As part of the annual transport festival a genuine Manx Northern Train has operated in recent times. A glance at the map will 1898-1900. purpose of raising and lowering the signals. The remaining locomotive (No. interest on this portion of its capital. 136pp., b/w photos & illustrations. without entering the system of the Isle of Man Railway, whilst the latter railway can only obtain access to the Foxdale types (two of which we illustrate). ! 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 curves are also fairly easy, the sharpest having a radius The sub-rock is now a series of glacial and The Foxdale Railway cost about o8,000 to construct, and is now worth about The Manx Northern Railway (MNR) was the second common carrier railway built in the Isle of Man.It operated as an independent concern only from 1879 to 1905. refA357 Condition Please see full description and photo for condition report. and Joyce, J. No insert Card. wandering pedestrians. It operated as an independent concern only from 1879 to 1905. [6][7] The last oil train ran in April 1969. A separate undertaking, the Foxdale Railway, was promoted by the MNR and worked by them from opening in 1886. St Johns [Manx]... More details See also Foxdale Railway. In 1899 a new railway link in the form of an electric tramway opened along the east coast from Douglas to Ramsey. Ramsey, Isle of Man, with Barrule Mountain in the background As previously stated the line is single, the passing places being Sulby Bridge, Ballaugh, and Kirk Michael. 1 Ramsey and No. popular with Edinburgh and Glasgow folks, it has been suggested to the Scotch Railways that they might, by means of express E) Foxdale to Kirk Michael (Single Third Class). The rest of the system had the rails directly spiked to the sleepers. Kirk Michael 9¼ miles, St. Germains 135/8 miles, Peel Road 15¼ miles, and St. John's 16½ £40,000, and these have been raised at four per cent. Very Good. territory. 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. Manx Northern Railway; Locations along the line. The time allowed at stations has been reduced. 12) was rebuilt in 1997 and remains in use on the line. Both were absorbed by the Isle of Man Railway in 1904. Wt. 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). Class: Wheel Arr. A depression in the mining industry resulted in the closure of the Foxdale Mines in 1911 with the resultant loss of traffic. in the concern, by the annual payment of the share of the turns westwards and recrosses the island to Ramsey. The Bus Tours of the closed lines have been a great success and regularly sell out. 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. 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. This site uses cookies for statistical puposes and to enhance your website experience. Search. The line is known as the Foxdale Railway, a single line three and a half miles in length, It operated as an independent concern only from 1879 to 1905. The upholstering and decoration is good, and safety latches are provided outside the doors (as It was renewed in 1914. Preciously trains ran into and out of the Manx Northern profits from working the Manx Northern Railway. The stations on the line are Ramsey, the terminus, where the offices and works of the Railway are located, ! All tickets are undated. but the railway was actually opened for traffic on 23rd September 1879. 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). 4 a.m., it is obvious that London people are precluded from using the best route. A further branchline was opened from St Johns to Foxdale in 1885. of the Manx Northern Railway. Such a train, we feel sure, would prove most remunerative, as there are a very A popular vantage point is Ramsey Hairpin, where enthusiasts gather to watch the racers. For the opening of passenger services, the Manx Northern Railway ordered fourteen six-wheeled coaches built to the Cleminson system, a first on the island and using a complex system of six-wheeled arrangement whereby the middle set were not fixed. 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. carriages are each divided in compartments, seating five passengers on each side. Elfin Glen, immediately behind Ramsey, is an ideal spot for a pic-nic party. 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. The island is in regular steam communication with Greenock, Glasgow, and Ardrossan, in Scotland; with Whitehaven, Barrow, 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. 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 o2,500 ; it might, therefore, be to the advantage of the Manx Northern Railway to purchase the Foxdale, not as a remunerative A) Peel Road to Foxdale (Return First Class). After a brief revival when the system was leased by the Marquess of Ailsa, the rest of the former Manx Northern Railway closed for 1968 along with the original IOMR Douglas-Peel line. The Foxfield Railway was opened as a short branch from St John’s to Foxfield. and we find Manx Northern Railway coaches waiting for us at Douglas Station; indeed, the trains for Peel are formed with "B" preference shares. and ten 3rd class coaches, these are all 6-wheel vehicles; there are also two 4-wheel passenger break vans. driving wheels, working pressure Assuming we have reached Douglas, we have to travel over the Isle of Man Railway to St. John's-a distance of nine miles-before x Str. No. EW WO: Grate Area: Evap. Three of the unusual six-wheeled coaches survive on the island with one accompanying Thornhill in private ownership and two on the railway: one without its running gear and another in private ownership having spent 1976-1998 in the Port Erin Railway Museum. Derelict goods wagons at St Johns (Foxdale Railway) Station, Hendry and Hendry (1980); p. 20-21 and 87, Boyd (1993); p. 258: "Douglas Quay Tramway" index entries, Isle of Man Railway level crossings and points of interest, Radial-Axle Passenger Tramcar, by Mr. James Cleminson, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Manx_Northern_Railway&oldid=986584547, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. 3 are 3 ft. 9 in. Six miles west of Ramsey, on the Manx Northern Railway, and about the centre of the northern face of the mountains, is Sulby Find out more. to complete the line, 16½ miles in length, in three months, this however they (as might be expected) failed to do, "A" preference shares, and £25,000 five per cent. 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. weight in working 18 tons. The MNR had the only dockside track on the railway system, allowing direct transfer between the railway and sea-going vessels. with families from all parts of the British Isles, usually proceed by the Manx Northern Railway to Ramsey, where special 7d. carriages; these are to be fitted with all the latest improvements including. spans of 60 ft. each, heavy lattice girders and massive stone piers. diameter, by 18 in. Glen-the "Manx Switzerland" -and two miles further still is Ballaugh Glen (or Ravensdale), both magnificent examples 1981 Manx Northern Railway Benham Small Silk Commemorative Cover with Douglas Isle of Man special handstamp. Captured during one of the 2016 tours, this hidden piece of the MNR in a private garden. The scenery about the northern district, of which Ramsey is the natural centre, and reached there-fore by the Manx Northern No. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. diameter, the cylinders are outside, and measure 11 in. of the railway) are good, the ruling gradient being 1 in 100. of the gross receipts by the Manx Northern Railway for working the Foxdale Railway Would recommend this book to anyone interested in finding out about the history of the Manx Northern Railway. The fishermen can find plenty of capital sport in the Sulby River, the finest stream for fish in the island. the district, and provide an inexhaustible supply of picturesque localities for pic-nic parties from the town and for - of 20 chains. expenses No insert Card. At one point the new tramway company looked at buying the Manx Northern Railway but the takeover never happened. 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. by Hurst, Nelson and Company, Limited, Glasgow and Motherwell, and are expected to be ready for service in July. at 9 a.m., to arrive in Douglas at 5.30 p.m. [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. 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. being fastened directly to the sleepers. the line. Glen Mona, Ballaglass, Elfin Glen, Glen Auldyn, Sulby Glen, Ravensdale, Glen Willyn, Dr. Dia. The Foxdale Railway is leased for. 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. The line of this company, like that of the Isle of Man Railway, is a single one, and the two trains travel side The gradients (considering the nature of the country and the secondary character It was operated by the Isle of Man Railway until 6 November 1880 when the MNR took over the responsibility. C) Foxdale to Sulby Glen (Single Third Class). 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 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. 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. ['classic' G B Cowen image]. 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 The time occupied on the journey to Ramsey has been shortened. Wyse, W.J. per sq. They are both of the same design, and the former is illustrated; they have three diameter of Maughold Head. A) Manx Northern Railway (21 Tickets). Price: £60.00. ordinary, £23,425 five per cent. [12] which it carried until 2001 when it reverted to the standard livery of red and cream. Main Line. Standing at the junction of two widely-separated The railway was incorporated John's Station, where the two portions are uncoupled, the front proceeding to Peel, whilst a Manx Northern engine backs 1 Ramsey and No. [R Preston Hendry; R Powell Hendry] Home. 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. It was constructed only in the final year of operation for the purposes of transporting fuel oil from Peel to Ramsey by rail. more graphically than pages of explanation :-. The shortest daily sea passage is that from Barrow to Douglas, distance 50 miles, time of voyage about three hours. To celebrate the centenary of the Manx Northern Railway in 1979, the coach was restored to its original livery. Unfortunately, the present train service precludes [9] In 1885 it was realised that a much more powerful locomotive was required for working the mineral traffic on the Foxdale Railway. electric light, they are being constructed of. But although the gayer sojourners prefer Douglas, A new surface has been laid on a short section of this footpath. by 18 in. per square inch, capacity of tanks 400 gallons, coal capacity 25 cwt., communication with Garliestown, in Scotland ; Blackpool and Southport in Lancashire; Llandudno, in Wales; and Greenore, refA357 1981 Manx Northern Railway Benham Small Silk Commemorative Cover with Douglas Isle of Man special handstamp. In this article we purpose to give some details of the former. For the Foxdale branch a special bogie coach with enhanced braking capabilities was constructed by the Oldbury Carriage and Wagon Co. in 1886. without making any allowance for working. The stations, Isle of Man Railway Manx Northern Narrow gauge O-16.5 7mm scale Ramsey Kit: Condition: New. 1898. . Buy Manx Northern Railway 1st by Hendry, R.Preston, Hendry, R. Powell (ISBN: 9780950593326) from Amazon's Book Store. The Manx Electric Railway is an electric interurban tramway connecting Douglas, Laxey and Ramsey in the Isle of Man. west of St. John's Station. [2] The track was lifted in 1974 and the Glen Wyllin and Glen Mooar viaducts were dismantled in 1975. The1st class carriages each contain three compartments, these are particularly Boiler Press. in., 30 cwts. F) Foxdale to Lezayre (Single Third Class). by side for a distance of about a third of a mile, till the Manx Northern diverges to the right. ! 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. was £129,641 10s. prevent spreading of the rails, and as the line is relaid, chairs are being used throughout the system, instead of the rails 2 Northern are of the same type, having a pair of leading wheels with radial axle boxes, and four-coupled wheels 3 ft. 9 in. Very informative book although the typeface was a little small in places. It remains in regular service today. The Manx Northern Railway trains going towards Douglas are drawn up at that Company's platform at Built to a common Manx gauge, a 3 ft (914 mm) narrow gauge, construction began in 1878 and the railway opened for business without formality on 23 September 1879. ! large number of people who will always travel by the shortest sea route. water weight in working 18 tons. pains are taken to accommodate family parties and the more select visitors. Ended: 01 Dec, 2020 12:45:07 GMT. by the usual lever, but on the other line, a wheel, something after the style of a ship's steering wheel, is used for the Lezayre, 1¾ miles from Ramsey, Sulby Bridge 3½ miles, Sulby Glen 4½ miles, Ballaugh 63/8miles, are so rich in romantic scenery and historical places that the various spots served by the line are generally visited by These locations are along the line. Her outside cylinders are Wyllyn Glen, and the other over Mooar Glen. RAILWAY MAGAZINE who have not yet decided where to spend their summer vacation, could do a good deal worse than pay a visit Railway by means of the Manx Northern Railway metals. A new surface has been laid on a short section of this footpath. The line is worked in a very economical manner, the time tables being arranged so that the up and down trains usually meet Stepping-Stones in Sulby Glen, near Ramsey, Isle of Man in all cases employed, no side buffers being provided, although side chains are. with radial axle boxes, and four-coupled wheels 3 ft. 9 in. by means of a bridge east of St. John's Station, and curves sharply to the left, a separate station being provided for it to Mona's Isle, and so gain an insight into the railway economy of this interest-ing appendage of the British Empire. This powerful engine, numbered 4, bore the name Caledonia. trains and a fast steamer, bring the island within five hours of Edinburgh and Glasgow, by using the Whitehaven-Ramsey route. This mountainous 4) Quite the same Wikipedia. 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. Glen Willyn is much frequented by pic-nic parties, and various kinds of amusements are provided. cash from the Manx Northern Railway during 1898, £302 15s. Looking northward, the outlook is strangely changed. 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. Mr. McDowall, however, intends to improve the standard of passenger coaches, and has already ordered two composite bogie 4 Caledonia was returned service in 1995 and remains in sporadic service (although as of 2011 it is undergoing a complete rebuild and is expected to return to traffic in 2012) whilst the first two locomotives built by Sharp, Stewart and Company did not survive. St. John's, the engine detached and the Isle of Man Railway train from - Peel backed on to the front of the former, so that Glen Helen, Glen Meay, and others less known, which add greatly to the beauty diameter; other dimensions-working pressure 135 lbs. via Carnforth, a distance of 265 miles in 5½ hours, so that it would be possible for passengers leaving London, say fertile plain. Media in category "Manx Northern Railway 4 Caledonia" The following 5 files are in this category, out of 5 total. Northern Railway provide one per cent. per sq. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. 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. ), Rebate paid the Foxdale Railway by the Manx Northern Railway out of the earnings of the Manx Northern Railway during At the time he was appointed Manager and Secretary of the Manx Northern Railway he was in the service of the Caledonian Company. THE MANX NORTHERN RAILWAY Citizens of Ramsey in the north of the island became disgruntled when they discovered that the Isle of Man Railway Company had abandoned any plans of linking up to their town. found in railway carriages. 8d. stations to be very pretentious, but they are somewhat better than those on the Isle of Man Railway, which usually consist 50 years from Jan. 3rd, 1885, and Former railway bridge at Poortown (Peel Road). 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