Horse Trams stopped for the rest of 2019

2022-08-12T13:41:52+01:0026 September 2019|

horse tramsDecision made to aid prom works, says IoM Transport

Isle of Man Transport says the Douglas Bay Horse Trams will cease operations for the remainder of 2019, to enable the continuing reconstruction of Douglas promenade.

In a post on social media, the department […]

Should the horse trams run next year?

2022-08-12T13:42:40+01:0023 September 2019|

A horse drawn tram is tested on the new rails at Strathallan -The politician in charge of tourism doesn’t think so.

The politician with responsibility for tourism on the Island doesn’t want the horse trams to run along Douglas promenade next year.

Rob Callister MHK was […]

Horse trams make a loss during TT

2022-08-12T14:37:13+01:0016 June 2019|

Fewer than 1,500 people took a ride on the horse trams during TT fortnight – meaning it cost more to staff the trams than it made in fares.

The decision of the Department of Infrastructure to open up a tiny section of the horse […]

MHK to query horse tram running costs

2022-08-12T14:38:56+01:0011 June 2019|

horse tramsHow much did it cost to run the horse trams during this year’s TT?

That’s the question on the lips of Onchan MHK Rob Callister – who’ll ask in the House of Keys next week.

As well as the price, he also wants […]

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