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“Great Views a trip back in time” 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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Haworth, United Kingdom
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“Great Views a trip back in time”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2012

We went on the electric railway from Ramsey to Douglas, the views were stunning, and it was as quick as the bus! Staff were very friendly. It was like a trip back in time, like going to Disney but the real thing!

Visited August 2012
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“Good long ride to Top”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2012

It really is a marvellous ride with fantastic views, you really do feel special as you are swept along on this old rickity train. It can be a bit uncomfortable if you are sat on the end of the seat. ( I think it is better the lighter you are) The cafe at the top of Snaefell has really reasonable prices and the pub in Laxey has lovely real ale. The railway visits lots of places so you can make a good day out of it or buy a ticket which lasts right though your holiday for all transport great if you have no vehicle with you.

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“electric journey”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2012

brilliant experience, lovely train driver, great views from the carriages. choice of indoor or open air carriages. great timetable and ticket facilities.

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“A different form of travel”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2012

Once again this takes you back to a different age,stunning views and well worth trying and going up the mountain

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“Great way to tour the NE of the island”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2012

Lovely not to have to drive for the day and to be able to enjoy the great views. The £16 explorer ticket for a day's unlimited travel on this, the steam train to Port Erin, the Snaefell Mountain Railway and the Douglas horse trams was fantastic value. Common sense note: don't let your kids hang out of the sides.

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