Closed Van G.1
G.1 was the first van of the 1873 batch and a remarkable survivor; seeing use latterly by permanent way gangs, it was commonly seen stored in the goods yard at Ballasalla Station; a detailed biography of this unique van, the oldest item of rolling stock on the railway, and details of its restoration by the Assocication, can be found on the dedicated project page.
Metropolitan Carriage & Wagon Co.,Ltd.
Restored / In Traffic
G.1 was the first van delivered to the railway for its opening and was restored by the Association, and presented back to the railway in its 150th year in 2023 as part of the celebrations.