Travel Books:

Trains of the Isle of Man

The Ailsa Years

Format

Paperback

Customer rating

Click to share your rating 0 ratings (0.0/5.0 average) Thanks for your vote!

Share this product

Trains of the Isle of Man by Stan Basnett
Unavailable
Sorry, this product is not currently available to order

Description

This second book in the Transport Features series on the Isle of Man Railway tells the story of the period between 1967 and 1978 which was the most turbulent period of its history. Although longer than the actual period of Lord Ailsa's stewardship it covers the period after he surrendered his lease up to the point that the IOM Government belatedly stepped in and rescued the Port Erin line from extinction. The whole period owed much to the investment that Lord Ailsa put into the railway and laid the foundations for the eventual purchase by Government who had failed in their efforts to persuade the Isle of Man Railway Company to operate the line as a subsidised tourist attraction. The story is told in pictures form the authors personal point of view and includes some unusual photographs of the removal of the Peel, Ramsey and Foxdale lines.
Release date NZ
October 1st, 2008
Author
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrations
b/w & colour photos
Imprint
Lily Publications
Pages
96
Dimensions
280x215x6
ISBN-13
9781899602636
Product ID
2967296

Customer reviews

Nobody has reviewed this product yet. You could be the first!

Write a Review

Marketplace listings

There are no Marketplace listings available for this product currently.
Already own it? Create a free listing and pay just 9% commission when it sells!

Sell Yours Here

Help & options

  • If you think we've made a mistake or omitted details, please send us your feedback. Send Feedback
  • If you have a question or problem with this product, visit our Help section. Get Help
Filed under...

Buy this and earn 156 Banana Points