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50th Anniversary of Lord Ailsa's Re-opening

posted 2 Jun 2017, 16:13 by IOM SRSA
Today marks the 50th anniversary of the 3 June 1967 re-opening of the Isle of Man Railway by the Marquess of Ailsa after its entire closure at the end of 1965. Without Lord Ailsa's personal financial support from 1967 until 1973, the south line to Port Erin would not have survived for us all to enjoy today.