News from the MER from the summer months of 2004 including a feature on car 9, freshly painted and running without Illuminations and then in August, with a new style of lighting pulling a Trailer on the Groudle shuttle. Plus, car 20 back in service in the 1950s livery and car 59 undergoing an overhaul.
Ramsey Sprint Day:
Highlights from this amazing day with 18 trams in service and all of them running to Ramsey. The action starts at Douglas shed at 8am as the trams are prepared for service and then one by one they depart. Then, its off to Ramsey for some serious shunt moves and the rare sight of six trams at Ramsey together. Final coverage comes from Laxey with cars 33+61 doing that rarely seen shunt move. Lots of trams! Lots of action!
MER Enthusiasts Day:
Extended coverage of this day with odd sets 22+60, 21+49 and 33+57 on the Ramsey service plus 1+51 and 2+37 on specials. In the evening, 21+49 are caught on their return journey in all their Manx glory across the fields at Dreemskerry. Then, as the sun sets on the island, it's car 1 on that historic journey from Ramsey, arriving in Douglas at dark. A very memorable day.
Stereo Sound - Digital Editing - Narration - Music
63 Minutes - DVD only