The First Train Of 2024

The first train of the Port Erin Lines 150th   anniversary operated today, Tuesday 7th February, appropriately hauled by No.4 Loch also in her 150th year.  The train, for over fifty travel writers from the British Guild of Travel Writers travelled between Port Erin and Castletown return, transporting its passengers south departing at 4.35pm with three carriages, F.45, F.63 and F.46.  The season proper will commence on Friday 15th March.  The upcoming edition of our official journal Manx Steam Railway News is also due for publication later in the month.