The overhaul began in 2017. it is expected to return to service in 2020. The old narrow gauge opened 1874 and operates today still with the original locomotives and carriages. 12 was the second loco to be fitted with a new Hunslet boiler. 4 in 1874 in readiness for the opening of the Port Erin line, the name "Mona" is named from the Latin name for the Isle of Man. The overhauled boiler was returned from the Severn Valley Railway in April 2018 and the locomotive was returned to steam in September 2018. In 1978 it was sold for private preservation on the island and remains there today, unavailable for public viewing. This remained standard until the 1967 re-opening when Lord Ailsa had service locomotives repainted into a fresh "spring" green livery very similar to London and North Eastern Railway "apple" green. She did however remain in this guise until withdrawn from service for rebuild and re-entered traffic in 2001 in traditional form. 4 features fleet number and three legs of man in brass on the buffer beam, etc. 10 G.H.Wood at the time. 13 Kissack until 1971. Cylinder and driving wheel dimensions were unchanged. She carries the deeper whistle that she will be remembered for in the 1980s but the brass safety valve bonnet that originates from this locomotive is now carried by No. 1 is now in store at Douglas station, whilst No. Three small boiler locomotives - 4, 5, and 6 - were rebuilt to the Medium boiler variant, complete with 480 gallon water tanks, in 1907-14. The line is 3 ft narrow gauge and 15.3 miles (24.6 km) long. The Isle of Man Steam Railway allows you to experience the grandeur of travelling between Douglas and the south of the Island on a Victorian railway perfectly frozen in time. The third, much deeper tone of whistle was carried by Nos. it remained in service until 1964 and later was repainted into spring green and placed on static display at St John's and later Douglas stations until entering the railway museum in 1975 with Caledonia and Sutherland. 8. The locomotive last worked in 2007 and a new boiler from the Severn Valley Railway (New boiler 1). It was at this point that No. 8. 13 is a regular performer on the railway and part of the active fleet. This engine was built by Schöma of Germany in 1958 and purchased by the railway in 1992 replacing the time-expired railcars (see below) which after many years of neglect were reaching the end of their useful lives (without receiving serious attention). Isle of Man Steam Railway Locomotive No.13 'Kissack' stands at Castletown on the 2nd August while working the 11:30 from Port Erin to Douglas while waiting to pass a train heading back to Port Erin. Later she was fully painted, again in a non-standard livery (the colour was previously used on the station building at Port Erin) with black/red lining which is the livery retained today. These were completed in March 2015 and the locomotive is now back in service, spending April of that year turned chimney-first into Douglas for the first time in many years for a short spell. The Isle of Man has a rich transport heritage and once boasted the largest narrow gauge network in Britain with eight railways and tramways. Upon nationalisation, the remaining frames were purchased by what is now the Isle of Man Railway & Tramway Preservation Society and stored in the open air at Santon, later Castletown. The boiler tubes for this new boiler were funded by the Isle of Man Steam Railway Supporters' Association, a local preservation group. The locomotive's underframe, body, and engine are brand new. In 1978 she was sold for private preservation on the island and remains there today, unavailable for public viewing. The Manx locomotives came in three principle variants; the ten "Small Boiler" locomotives consisting of Nos. However, this does not seem to have limited their usefulness as both were reboilered in 1892/3, and McNabb ("Isle of Man Railway," 1945) reports that they were both "worn out" by 1905. 4 and 5, Peveril (named after a character in Sir Walter Scott's novel Peveril Of The Peak) saw extensive use on Peel Line for many years, apt as the name is also a local one. Price: £2.84. However, with anniversaries being in the air, it was brought back to Douglas in October 1997 for feasibility studies to examine it possible return to service for the Steam 125 celebrations the following year. Built for the opening of the railway on 1 July 1873 this locomotive is named after the Duke of Sutherland who was a director of the railway company in its formative days. The two locomotives were built by Beyer, Peacock and Company at their Gorton Foundry in Manchester. The Railways of the Isle of Man Locomotives and Railways Vol 1 pp56/8 1900 The Isle of Man Railway The Locomotive Magazine pp201/2 Dec 1902 New Locomotives, Isle of Man Railway The Locomotive Magazine pp208/9 Dec 1906 The Isle of Man and its Railway Beyer-Peacock Quarterly Review vol 2 no 2 pp43-48 April 1928 11 has a brass safety valve bonnet (at one time carried by No. 4 and 5 are central, meaning the name plates unusually read "LO CH" and "MO NA", there being a gap where the pipe passes through! It is the remainder of what was a much larger network (over 46 miles) that also served the western town of Peel, the northern town of Ramsey and the small mining village of Foxdale.  The 3 ft 6 in ( 1,067 mm ) gauge Snaefell Mountain Railway climbs the island's main peak and is the sole operating Fell system railway in the world. 480 talking about this. They were delivered new to the Welshpool and Llanfair Light Railway in 1902, as No.1 The Earl and No.2 The Countess, where they continue to run today. Painted in the now "fleet" livery of Indian red, her previous incarnation had been in and deep Brunswick green, not thought to have been an historic livery of the railway but more a "nice colour" at the time. * Isle of Man Railway stations* Isle of Man Railway rolling stock* Isle of Man Steam Railway Supporters' Association, * "Manx Peacocks - A profile of Steam on the Isle of Man Railway" by David Lloyd-Jones - published Atlantic Publishers 1998, Isle of Man Railway — The Isle of Man Railway (IMR) is a narrow gauge steam operated railway connecting Douglas with Castletown and Port Erin on the Isle of Man. She was given the honour of hauling the first official train to Peel and remained in service, albeit as Douglas shunter only latterly, until 1964 when she was withdrawn and stored. Second of the original batch of locomotives delivered to the railway, No. 1 the boiler was lifted into No. Surviving Steam Locomotives in the Isle of Man. The Isle of Man Steam Railway takes you on a journey of nostalgia as it gently rocks through the countryside in the south of the Isle of Man. 13 have been recycled from a pre-1939 boiler fitted to No.13 prior to it 1971 reboilering), No. The stable of Beyer, Peacock locomotives carry standard whistles, these can be broken down simply as high, medium and low. It is not known what type of whistles were carried by the Sharp Stewart locomotives. Il s agit du dernier tronçon de l… … Wikipédia en Français, Kirk Michael railway station — Infobox Station name = Ramsey type = Manx Northern Railway station image size = image caption = address = coordinates = line = other = structure = platform = 2 depth = levels = tracks = parking = bicycle = baggage check = passengers = pass year … Wikipedia, St. John's railway station — Infobox Station name = St. John s type = Isle of Man Railway station image size = image caption = address = coordinates = line = other = structure = platform = 3 depth = levels = tracks = parking = bicycle = baggage check = passengers = pass year … Wikipedia, We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. The Isle of Man Railway is a narrow gauge steam-operated railway connecting Douglas with Castletown and Port Erin on the Isle of Man.The line is a 3-foot narrow gauge and 15.3 miles long. 3 Thornhill were built to an adaptation of a very successful 1866 design Beyer Peacock had supplied for the 3'6" (Cape) Gauge sections of Norwegian State Railways (NSB). It is the remainder of what was a much larger network that also served the western town of Peel, the northern town of Ramsey and the small mining village of Foxdale. 1 was stored undercover at Douglas station until late 2018 when work on cosmetically restoring it for display commenced. A selection of historical Isle of Man Railway liveries is represented by locomotives in service. It is the remainder of what was a much larger network (over 46 miles (74 km)) that It appears it never travelled north of Kirk Michael on the Ramsey line (certainly there is no photographic evidence to support this). 4 has been rebuilt to a medium configuration) it was often to be seen on lighter trains, specials and acting as station pilot. Price: £2.84. 5) to carry a brass fleet number above the name plate on tank.  Early tests revealed a problem with overheating, and a new prime mover was supplied by the manufacturers under warranty. Isle of Man Steam Locomotive No.4 'Caledonia' arrives into Castletown on the 2nd August 2019 operating the 11:50 Douglas - Port Erin service. 11 "Maitland" and she received all unlined matt black livery in 1988 for use in filming the BBC drama serial "The Ginger Tree" and this livery was retained for the rest of that season. The locomotive was originally built to work on the construction railway in the Channel Tunnel which accounts for the somewhat squat appearance. Still in service today, she has always been one of the most active members of the fleet, perhaps only surpassed by No. Another one-off order from 1910 (Beyer, Peacock works number 5382), unlucky 13 (latterly referred to as 12a by some of the railway's staff) was one of the backbones of the railway's fleet, having seldom been out of service until withdrawn with defective boiler at Christmas 1992; the boiler was refurbished and placed in the frames of No. 11 has a brass safety valve bonnet (at one time carried by No. Dolphin and Walrus are diesel locomotives currently on the Groudle Glen Railway. it carries the deeper whistle that it will be remembered for in the 1980s but the brass safety valve bonnet that originates from this locomotive was, for a time, carried by No. For a heritage railway to need such a corporate image (these were buzz words at the time) was a little puzzling but happily since the departure of that particular management regime the historical liveries have began to return, with "G.H. it is the only locomotive to carry a non functioning "bell-mouth" dome and a non-standard livery of maroon was carried from 1979 to withdrawal. Of the 3ft gauge steam lines on the Isle of Man, one the Douglas to Port Erin line on the South of the Island survive. The locomotive was the subject of a major rebuild from 2009 and returned to service in January 2013. 4 Try These chalked on it, and is currently in store as a final reminder of the only engine to not exist in one form or another. When the Marquess of Ailsa took over operations in 1967 it was repainted into spring green livery and saw service once again until 1968. All Manx Peacocks are a … 254 , Gareth’s six-page feature provided an overview of what the Isle of Man can offer railway enthusiasts and he also learned about the latest developments on the system, including the story behind the turnaround of the system’s fortunes in recent years – plus the return to steam of 2-4-0T No. Stored for several years together with No. The line is built to RailGauge|36 gauge track and is 15.3 miles (24.6 km) long. She remains in service today, after a spell with a slight colour scheme change to black/yellow lining is now running in the Spring Green livery. In 2007 she was again withdrawn, and has not seen service but is expected to be the recipient of the next new boiler and return to active service thereafter. Wood" outshopped in spring green in 2007 marking the 40th anniversary of the takeover by Lord Ailsa, and "Caledonia" reverting to her original Manx Northern livery. In 2001 it was announced that she would be the recipient of a new boiler and by the season of 2006 she was returned to steam. The 3 ft (914 mm) gauge Isle of Man Steam Railway operates as a tourist attraction. Beyer, Peacock’s 2-4-0 Tank Locomotives . Not all Loco's are currently in service or indeed located on the railway. In 2001/2 an electric locomotive was advertised for sale that was mechanically similar to the Groudle battery locomotives. 13 was withdrawn from service in 2013 for boiler repairs. 11, being reunited with No.13 for a Winter Photography event in February 2013 and remained since this time. Because of their Mekydro-design hydraulic transmission units, the locomotives became known as the Hymeks. All of the Isle of Man Railways locomotives and Manx Northern No. It operated as an independent concern only from 1879 to 1905. The train failed to stop as it arrived at Douglas station, crashing through the buffers, and coming to rest embedded in the platform. The higher "pea" whistle on the pre-1905 locomotives also has two variants, with 1-6 being higher than 7-9 and it was the distinctive shrill original whistle that No. These features, together with a non-prototypical blue livery gave the loco a somewhat odd appearance when compared with it shed-mates, and the look was not widely liked. The boiler certificate expired on 1 August 2017, its last appearance was the 50th anniversary celebrations of the re-opening of Douglas station on 29 July 2017. 12 and 13 upon delivery but this changed so that by the 1950s they carried the standard one. I was lucky to see this in July 2019 as it was taken out of service a month later when its boiler certificate expired. Language: English Location: United States Restricted Mode: Off History Help The types of stock can be summarised as follows:-. Wood in 1928 and the frames were badly buckled at this time; owing to the large amount of work required to repair this, it was not selected for any further attention when withdrawn in 1947 and the locomotive dismantled. As the first of the larger class of locomotives on the line, it was a regular performer and rarely out of service, operating mostly on the south line. 4 has the strange title of being what must surely be the first locomotive ever to (re)enter service on the day the line closed. that the Railway attempted to sell "Ramsey" in 1919, and again in 1920 as a contractors' locomotive. 5 was a regular on the Peel line later in her career and remained in service right until the 1970 season when she refused to hold a head of steam and was subsequently mothballed. The Manx Northern Railway's first two engines were provided by Sharp, Stewart and Company for the line's opening in 1879 and were 2-4-0 side tank locomotives bearing the names Ramsey and Northern. 4 Loch carried in from 1978 to 1995 that will be remembered more recently. OK, Isle of Man Steam Railway Supporters' Association. It has been mooted that the locomotive should return and be placed in the museum at Port Erin but it is unlikely that this would ever happen, but she does however remain on display as an advert for the island and an explanation of how a steam locomotive operates. The right hand tank was removed and is in storage at the Museum; many cab fittings were missing before arrival at the Museum. Unfortunately, the Falklands War broke out shortly thereafter, and having them in Argentine colours was not deemed appropriate so they were hastily repainted to a red and white scheme (the same as that carried by the island's buses at the time) and they remained like this until withdrawal from service in the early 1990s. Stored for several years together with No. 4 "Loch" carried in the 1980s and 1990s that will be remembered more recently. After storage, it was privately purchased from the newly nationalised railway in 1978 but remained on site, being stored in the carriage shed at Douglas until it was demolished to make way for new bus garage and offices in 1999. No. When the Marquess of Ailsa took over the railway in 1967 she was painted spring green and placed on static display at St. John's, a tradition that later came to Douglas when the railway closed at the end of the 1968 season. Their fate other than these dates is not known and they have become part of the folklore of the island's railway network, lost in the mists of time. Presently 4, 8, 12 and 13 carry the post war Indian Red livery, No.10 carries the Ailsa era Green, and Caledonia is running in the earlier, more elaborate version of the MNR's Claret livery. 18 "Ailsa" was all over white upon delivery and there has been mention that it would be painted into another colour, spring green being mooted owing to the loco's name, but this has yet to happen. The Isle of Man Railway is a narrow gauge steam-operated railway connecting Douglas with Castletown and Port Erin. Being the sole representative of the smaller engines (No. Condition:--not specified. No. cit.) Since its inception in 1966 the group has provided volunteer workers, acted in a watchdog role and undertaken the restoration of the Groudle Glen Railway on the island, as well as supporting projects on the railway and producing a journal Manx Steam Railway News regularly. The last purchase of 1873 from Beyer, Peacock, she was little modified over the years, when compared with her sisters, and was withdrawn from service in the 1950s. This had historical precedent as "Caledonia" had been leased for construction purposes in 1895. There are also two Wickham-built four-wheel railcars used by the permanent way gangs, and these are often transferred between the Manx Electric Railway and the line as required. The locomotive was fitted with unusual valve gear patented by E.E. it also carries 520 gallon water tanks. The third and current boiler was made in 1923 for No.2 "Derby", and was fitted in 1951 after that locomotive was broken up. The four locomotives that constitute the "medium" series are Nos. It is the remainder of what was a much larger network (over 46 miles) that also served the western town of Peel, the northern town of Ramsey and the small mining village of Foxdale. The unit designation is a MP550-B1 and is powered by one (1) Tier 3 Cummings … 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. Upon the arrival of new management in 1999 all locos were painted into Indian red, harking back to the post war years (with the exception of "Caledonia" which was painted dark blue). 4 and 5, "Peveril" (named after a character in Sir Walter Scott's novel "Peveril Of The Peak" saw extensive use on Peel Line for many years. The two Simplex locomotives are painted blue, and yellow, whilst the Wickham railcars are also blue with yellow chevrons. Having been re-boilered in 1959 this ensured it future well into the final years of company operation, through the Marquess of Ailsa years and into nationalisation. Teddy Boston, a friend of the Marquess had a model of an Isle of Man locomotive that he had painted green and said it was effective, the rest is history! There are 17 locomotives in Isle of Man . All Isle of Man Railway locomotives were supplied with brass chimney numerals, whilst the ex-MNR engines received them following the 1905 merger. cit.) The cylinders were 11" diameter by 18" stroke, and the driving wheels 45". There then followed by the most bizarre incarnation of them all, a royal blue No. Today No. The line is 3 ft narrow gauge and 15.3 miles long. This was never popular with the enthusiasts and was eventually reverted to traditional Beyer, Peacock "house" in 2001. 8 Fenella it was the star turn in 1998, and travelled to the Manx Electric Railway on occasion steaming from Laxey to Fairy Cottage. When the new railway museum was opened in 1975 she was given pride of place and it seemed that was the end of the line. Built in 1994 and used by the contractors who re-laid the entire line in conjunction with the IRIS project, this locomotive was bought from the contractors upon completion of the work and named "Ailsa" in honour of Marquess of Ailsa who has done so much to keep the railway alive in the late 1960s. They remained in this livery until 1981/1982 when they visited the paintshops, one being outshopped in a cheerful blue and white livery for a very short time. 18 "Ailsa" was officially numbered in 2005 that the fleet had ever been in correct sequence. 11. Fate intervened however and at the end of September 1968 the Peel and Ramsey lines closed for good. The line offers fantastic links to … By 1995 it was the star of the show, operating on the 1 in 12 gradients of the Snaefell Mountain Railway as part of the centenary celebrations. Only № 2 Derby has been lost, with only the frames of № 7 Tynwald in existence, privately owned off-island. The overhaul began shortly afterwards with the boiler being sent away for overhaul in April 2018 and the frames in October 2020. Updates, news and current affairs mixed with archive images of the Isle of Man Railway it later was repainted to Indian red and withdrawn when the boiler was removed and replaced into the frames of No. 6 "Peveril" in the museum does however retain her patched tanks. The south based version has had a somewhat crude cab fitted to protect the driver from the elements. Having been earmarked for re-boilering in 1967 by the 1968 season it was ready for service and steam tests were carried out accordingly. This was shown to Ailsa in the spring of 1967, who liked it, and had 5, 8, 10, 11, 12 and 15 quickly repainted to match! Firstly, in 1981 No. Sign in for checkout Check out as guest . it was used heavily in the marketing campaign for the 1993 "Year Of Railways" when it was the locomotive chosen to haul special services on the Manx Electric Railway. When the County Donegal Railways Joint Committee was selling surplus assets in the early 1960s, the Isle of Man Railway were looking for a cheap alternative to their ageing steam locomotive fleet and purchased these two railcars. These were changed over to rectangular windows very early in the engine's career to improve driver visibility however. On occasion, such at Thomas Days, Santa Specials and the end of season trains, staff members put their own whistles on locomotives, such as triple-chimes but these were never fitted to the locomotives originally. There is some evidence (Boyd, op. 13 was left in dismantled form and stored. It has since been partially dismantled to enable asbestos removal and is currently stored in the carriage shed at Port Erin. This railway is the remainder of what was a much larger network (over 46 miles in length) that also served the western town of Peel, the northern town of Ramsey and the small mining village of Foxdale. Arriving with No. During 2020 the locomotive was dismantled to enable asbestos removal. The unit is powered by one Tier 3 Cummings QSX15 550HP Diesel Engine connected to a 480 3Phase Alternator and powering four DC 250 HP Traction Motors. W8 Freshwater is a Stroudley A1X Terrier class 0-6-0T steam locomotive, which is based at the Isle of Wight Steam Railway. 17 Viking it is the first new locomotive to join the fleet since No. The Isle of Man Railway (IMR) (Manx: Raad Yiarn Vannin) is a narrow gauge steam-operated railway connecting Douglas with Castletown and Port Erin. There were in fact two locomotives bearing this name, the other was a mock-up used in the annual Douglas Carnival parade but the fate of this loco is unknown. In 1989 she was chosen to take part in "The Ginger Tree" being filmed on the railway and was painted into an un-lined matt black livery which she retained for the rest of that season. Isle of Man Tramways & Electric Power Co. Isle of Man Steam Railway Supporters' Association, Isle of Man Railway & Tramway Preservation Society. No. 13 was rebuilt in 1971 the original whistle was replaced, and events came full circle when No. Pender was re-painted after sectioning in an approximation of Isle of Man Livery but in BR Brunswick green. it also featured in the movie Five Children & It. The railcars from the County Donegal Railway were in a red and cream colour scheme when they arrived on the island in 1961, and when repainted by the railway company into a version of the then standard dark red and cream IMR carriage livery. Wood was out-shopped in spring green in 2007 marking the 40th anniversary of the takeover by Lord Ailsa, and Caledonia reverting to it original Manx Northern livery shortly afterwards. The railway hopes to have Mannin back in full working order in time for the 150th anniversary of the opening of the Isle of Man Railway in 2023. Locomotives of the Isle of Man Steam Railway. The British Rail (BR) Class 35 is a class of mixed-traffic B-B diesel locomotive with hydraulic transmission. (4k) Steam Railway Clips - Isle of Man Thank you very much to all the staff and drivers at IOM SR ..fantastic people 10/10 . Manx Railways Homepage . Whilst usually restricted to non-passenger services, No. In order to keep costs down the company decided upon a gauge of 3ft. With the support of Culture Vannin, along with Gough Ritchie Trust and Isle of Man Tourism, it was purchased and rebuilt by Alan Keef Ltd to aesthetically match the original Polar Bear of … In 2001/2 an electric locomotive was advertised for sale that was mechanically similar to the Groudle battery locomotives. Although its design was entirely conventional and its specifications unremarkable, the K class was in practice a remarkably versatile and dependable locomotive. 1 "Sutherland" so that she could return to service for the "Steam 125" celebrations in 1998 and after an agreed three years in No. 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. The company opened their first line from Douglas to Peel on the 1st July 1873. The locomotive emerged in the holly green livery in March 2016. The locomotives of the Isle of Man Railway were provided exclusively by Beyer, Peacock & Company of Manchester, England between 1873 and 1926; other locomotives that appear on this list were inherited as part of the take-over of the Manx Northern Railway and Foxdale Railway in 1905, when the railway also purchased two more locomotives from Beyer, Peacock. No. 17 is now in the spring green livery following comments made by local preservationists that a loco (preferably steam) should appear in this colour scheme. It is the first locomotive on the Isle of Man Railway to feature a cab at each end, arriving on the Isle of Man in December 2013. While modelling the IoMR in the smaller scales is either strictly kit or scratched built, there are ready to run IoMR locomotives and rolling stock in the garden railway scale of 15mm to 1ft on 45mm gauge… 12 was extensively overhauled in 2001 it took was fitted with the original deeper whistle, later being replaced by the medium toned one. Item information. The Isle of Man Steam Railway Supporters' Association Ltd (IoMSRSA) is a railway preservationist group dedicated to ensuring the continued operation of the Isle of Man Railway on the Isle of Man. Locomotive No.10 G.H. It went on to outlast every other class of steam locomotive in regular service on the VR, and no fewer than 21 examples of the 53 originally built have survived into preservation. 8 Fenella and Caledonia with a shrill whistle. This category is being discussed as part of a Categories for discussion process. Welshpool and Llanfair Light Railway No. When the Marquess of Ailsa took over the railway in 1967 it was painted spring green and placed on static display at St John's, a tradition that later came to Douglas when the railway closed at the end of the 1968 season. 11 Maitland and appearance-wise has had a chequered career. 4 is extensively re-built) she tends to work on lighter trains or out of peak season. 1 Sutherland once it cosmetic work is completed. Pender left the island in 1977 and now resides as a sectionalised exhibition display at the Science and Industry Museum in Manchester, a stone's throw from its birthplace. 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