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Isle of Man Bus and Rail

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Address: Douglas
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+44 1624 662525

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Simply delightful

Everything that has ever been said about a steam railway trip is exemplified by a trip of this charming railway.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 December 2015
Annie L
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57 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2015

Everything that has ever been said about a steam railway trip is exemplified by a trip of this charming railway.

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Thank Annie L
Manchester, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2015

We had a 5 day Go Card and had a wonderful time discovering the Island by bus. The buses are clean and modern, very frequent and staffed by friendly and we'll informed staff

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Douglas, United Kingdom
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107 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2015

Pick a day when the sun shines as the views are beautiful as long as you can see them!. Steam train experience fun as they are few and far between

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Wallington Surrey
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14 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2015

Wonderful Isle Man transport. Such fun. So punctual clean and friendly. Trams and steam trains amazing!

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2015

Absolutely loved seeing the Island on the steam railway and the ancient electric trams. Just wish I had worn warmer clothes as it was freezing, especially as we climbed Snaefell in a tram which felt like it could fall apart at any moment! Loved the whole experience!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2015 via mobile

Our bus drivers went above and beyond. They were fantastic. The service was second to none. They were very helpful with connecting us to different routes and very courteous.

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Thank Justine W
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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70 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2015

Buying a Go card gives you unlimited travel on the Bus, train and Tram network for 1 day or more if required. All services are efficient and punctual. Lovely Steam Train journey from Douglas to Port Erin. The Electric Tram is also delightful and the Snaefell line is recommended.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2015

We bought a three day transport ticket that gave us unlimited trips on the steam train, electric train and all buses. Definitely a money saver!

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Thank sue1509
Blackpool, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2015

This looks a good way to spend some time for a change it is interesting but it's not built for comfort my advise go on the inside carriage as even in the warm days the outside carriage can be quite cold.It is an experience but doubt you would want to try it again

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Kettering, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2015

Steam train, electric trams and horse drawn trams. All relics of the past but enjoyable today. Get yourself an all-inclusive travel ticket, it will save you money in the long run.

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