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Isle of Man Bus and Rail

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Address: Douglas
Phone Number: 1624662525
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Great way to get around the island

We brought these tickets for three days and found them great value for money, being able use the horse tram, steam railway electric railways and buses. Make sure you plan your... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 1, 2015
Sandra P
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
11 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015 NEW

We brought these tickets for three days and found them great value for money, being able use the horse tram, steam railway electric railways and buses. Make sure you plan your day, checking times etc. All the transport we used ran on time, an excellent service.

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Harrogate
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61 reviews 61 reviews
22 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015 NEW

Ticket entitles you to travel by bus, train, tram and horse-drawn tram. Fantastic value if you are there for a couple or so days.

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Derby, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

The railway has no suspension and shakes you about really badly .By the time I got off I was close to passing out, it had shaken me up so much. I wouldn't go on the railway again. The buses are really good.

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Peel, United Kingdom
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53 reviews 53 reviews
11 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 NEW

Isle of Man Bus and Rail provide an excellent service for residents as well as visitors to the Island. The Isle of Man is one place where you will not need a car or motor....ironically because it know for TT motorcycle road racing. But the Island's buses can take you pretty much where ever you wish to go on the... More 

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Dordrecht, The Netherlands
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 NEW

Buses, trams and trains run very frequently and connects all places at the island. You best buy a "Go Explore Card"; just hop on and off as many you want. Single or return tickets can be expensive!

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Dunbar, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW

What could I dislike it was great. I have to think very hard for a negative thought so it would have to be the journey back on choppy sea, I would recommend any traveller to take anti sickness tablet even if you have sailed many times as I have but I was really ill on this trip home.

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Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
3 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW via mobile

after buying a explorer ticket , which allows you travel on all forms of transport on the island we decided to try them all starting with a trip to port Erin on the steam railway, we loved it , fantastic way to hop around on the beautifully kept trains

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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42 reviews 42 reviews
13 attraction reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

We travelled with Our Grandchildren to Castletown to watch the Tin Bath Race a great day out for all the Family. Our 4 year old was Amazed with the Steam Train or as He called it "The Harry Potter Train". Amazing views. A must do whilst in Douglas.

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Newport, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

An excellent service with very helpful staff, who answered all my questions and, more importantly, got me to where I wanted to go.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

everything about it had the old world charm and simplicity, wish we had this in England, it would be nice little attraction for foreign travellers who do not visit the Isle of Man

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