The Peel to Knockaloe Railway (1915-1919), Tracing the route...

Our friends at the Manx Transport Heritage Museum are guiding a walk to trace the route of the Knockaloe Branch Railway line built in 1915 to serve the internment camp at Knockaloe.

This event marks the 50 years since the Douglas to Peel line closed. We will leave Peel and walk along to Glenfaba Bridge then on to Knockaloe via the Raggatt, on arrival at Knockaloe we will have a sneak preview of the Visitor Centre.

The sack truck kindly donated by the Manx Heritage Transport Muesum will be on display.

Please meet in front of the Manx Transport Museum, Brickworks Office, Mill Road, Peel at 2.00pm.

Please note - the walk is approximately 1 1/2 miles so please wear suitable foot wear and clothing, some of the ground is uneven under foot so please take care. Parts of the walk are sometimes very muddy or uneven underfoot due to exposed tree roots. The middle section is unsuitable for wheelchair users or those who are not sure footed.

Also please note guests will have to make their own way back to Peel after the event.