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“A good Shake up” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Manx Electric Railway

Manx Electric Railway
The Promenade, Douglas
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Ranked #4 of 16 Attractions in Douglas
Type: Scenic Railroads, Public Transportation Systems, Landmarks
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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95 reviews 95 reviews
31 attraction reviews
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53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
“A good Shake up”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2012

Even though a bit bumpy there are some marvelouse views along cost line from the train. Its easier to get abored if you travel in side if you are on an open sided coach you may need a block and tackel or a friendly hand from behind

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“Kids had a great time!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2012

Kids had a lovely trip up the mountain, great views and lots of things for them to look at on the tram. Staff helpful and friendly.

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Vienna, Austria
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“take a scarf with you....”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2012

..... if you want to take a seat in the open waggon! Although weather might seem very good the winds can get cold along the way. And be prepaired to find very narrow rows of seats in both the open and the closes waggon. But the trip itself makes it worth and the Electric Railway is the best way to get to the Sneafall Mountain Railway as they simply share Laxey Railway-Station.

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Armagh, United Kingdom
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“family trip up mountain”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2012

went to laxey and snaefell on electric train and really enjoyed experience. my 8 year old was really fascinated by the views.

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Weston super Mare, United Kingdom
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“yet another victorian delight in Douglas”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2012

the 3 day travel pass is great value on a frequent service. The Snaefell trip is a must. The carriages give you all weather options.

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