Heritage Conservation & Interpretation Projects

Over the past three decades, the Supporters' Association has undertaken directly or supported financially a significant number of heritage conservation and interpretation projects on the Isle of Man Railway, including:

1994        Cosmetic restoration of Engine No.6 PEVERIL
1995        New side tanks for Engine No.15 CALEDONIA
1998        Rebuild of 2-plank Ballast Wagon M.78
2000        New replica 3-plank Open Wagon H.1
2001        New boiler & water injectors for Engine No.4 LOCH
2003        New water injectors for Engine No.13 KISSACK
2006        New water injectors for Engine No.15 CALEDONIA
2007        Feasibility Study for restoration of ex-CDRJC Railcars
2009        New Seat Moquette for Saloon Carriage F.29
2009        Booklet Publication - IMR Travellers’ Companion
2010        New boiler tubes for Engine No.4 LOCH
2012        Reconstruction of Slotted Post Semaphore Signal at Castletown
2013        Restoration of The Level & Four Roads Crossing Lodges
2013        Peel Line '140'  - Display of Railwayana & Ephemera
2014        South Line '140' - New Information Panels
2014-15   Part Refurbishment of Port Erin Railway Museum
2015        Knockaloe Branch '100' - New Interpretative Display
2016        New replica "Running-In Board" at Union Mills station site
2016        New replica "Running-In Board" at Peel station site
2019-       Adoption of Ballasalla Station

Our current major conservation project is the restoration of Isle of Man Railway Goods Van G.1, a vehicle of significant historical importance both on the Island and much further afield.  

For further information on specific projects, click on the emboldened text in the list above.

You can support our work - promoting and conserving Manx steam railway heritage - by making a charity donation. Click on the Donate button to visit our Fundraising page for information on how you can donate.