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Douglas Bay Horse Tramway

City: Douglas, Isle of Man (United Kingdom).
Total route length: 5.7 km (3.5 miles).

Track gauge: 914 mm.
Closed: 2021 because of rebuilding.
Reopened: August 7, 1876.
Closed: September 30, 1939 because of war.
Reopened: May 22, 1946.
Closed: September 14, 2014 because of renovation.
Reopened: April 30, 2016.
Closed: Marz 19, 2020 because of COVID-19.
Reopened: July 30, 2022.


The trams are only in operation during the summer.

Tram companies in Douglas, Isle of Man

Douglas Bay Horse Tramway
Douglas Southern Electric Tramway (closed)
Manx Electric Railway Society (MERS)

Tram museums in Douglas, Isle of Man

MER Museum

Existing tram line

Tourist line: Horse Drawn Trams.

Disused tram line


Current trams in operation

Douglas Bay Horse Tramway
Cable car: 72.
Horse tram: 4, 18.
Open horse tram: 21, 32, 33, 35.

Earlier tram in operation

Douglas Bay Horse Tramway
Open horse tram: 14.

Operation times

See the official operation times.

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See also

Photos from Douglas Bay Horse Tramway
Line: Douglas, Isle of Man funicular
Links about trams in Douglas, Isle of Man
Museum: MER Museum
Company: Manx Electric Railway Society (MERS)


Douglas Bay Horse Tramway
Isle of Man Transport
The Douglas Bay Horse Tramway
See all links about trams in Douglas, Isle of Man.

Last updated: October 7, 2022.

© 2004-2022: Henrik Boye

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