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Highways

by islefoman.com 3rd May 2022

Isle of Man - Highways

 

It's nearly impossible to get lost on the Island's roads - and not a motorway in sight!

 

The Isle of Man has over 500 miles of relatively uncongested public roads and many more miles of public footpaths.

 

Manx law on road traffic is similar to that of the UK, but there are no motorways and drivers can obtain a license aged 16. "R" plates must be displayed for one year after passing a driving test.

 

Douglas and other major towns all have their own taxi-fleets, and the Government is also responsible for a comprehensive all-Island bus service.

 

Isle of Man - Train

 

 

More vintage but pleasurable forms of transport are available for visiting tourists during the summer months, namely a Victorian steam railway, electric railway and horse-trams that ply back and forth along the Douglas seafront.

 

A number of local freight hauliers operate services to and from the Island, the largest working with agency or sister companies in the UK. These also cater for the carriage of freight worldwide.

 

List of roads on the Isle of Man

 

"A" roads

  • A1 Douglas to Peel road
  • A2 Douglas to Ramsey road
  • A3 Castletown to Ramsey road
  • A4 Peel to Kirk Michael road
  • A5 Douglas to Port Erin road
  • A6 Kewaigue road
  • A7 Ballasalla to Port Erin road
  • A8 Douglas North Quay
  • A9 Ramsey to Andreas road
  • A10 Ballaugh to Ramsey Coast road
  • A11 King Edward road
  • A12 Derbyhaven / Castletown / Balthane road
  • A13 Ramsey to Jurby road
  • A14 Jurby to Sulby road
  • A15 Maughold road
  • A16 Bride to Point of Ayre road
  • A17 Bride to Andreas road
  • A18 Snaefell Mountain road
  • A20 Poortown road
  • A22 Douglas to Union Mills road
  • A23 Strang to Crosby road
  • A24 Foxdale to Douglas road
  • A25 Old Castletown road
  • A26 Glen Vine to Ballasalla road
  • A27 Colby to Peel road (via Glenmaye and Dalby)
  • A28 New / Ballanorris road
  • A30 Patrick to St. John's road
  • A31 Sound road
  • A32 Port Erin to Ballasalla road
  • A34 Phildraw road
  • A36 Sloc road / Shoulder road
  • A37 Keristal / Marine Drive road
  • A38 Agneash road
  • A40 Connects A1 and A3 roads

 

"B" roads

  • B3 Kerrowmoar to Jurby road / Jurby East road
  • B4 Ballaheaney road
  • B5 Ballavarran road
  • B6 Smeale road
  • B7 Kerrowgarrow to Regaby road
  • B8 Sulby Claddagh road
  • B9 Ballacrye road
  • B10 Brandywell / Beinn y Phott road
  • B11 Ballaragh road
  • B12 Ballacannell / Lonan Church / Creg Ny Baa road
  • B13 Bretney road
  • B14 Bernahara road
  • B15 Richmond road, Ramsey
  • B19 Dreemskerry road
  • B20 Begoade road
  • B21 East Baldwin road
  • B22 West Baldwin / Injebreck / Lhergy Cripperty road
  • B23 Port Soderick road
  • B24 Oatland road
  • B25 Ballavale road, Santon
  • B26 Ballavale road, Santon
  • B29 Ballachurry / Ballacharry road
  • B30 Ballamodha road
  • B32 Lhergy Cripperty road
  • B33 Kentraugh Mill road
  • B35 Garth road
  • B36 Tosaby road
  • B37 Clannagh road
  • B38 Orrisdale road
  • B39 Ronague / Corlea road
  • B40 Ballamaddrell / Grenaby road
  • B41 Grenaby / Kerrowkeill road
  • B42 Ronague / Ballafadda road
  • B43 Ballagawne road
  • B44 Ballakilpheric road
  • B45 Mount Gawne road
  • B46 Barracks road, Rushen
  • B50 Silverdale road
  • B52 Keristal road

 

"C" roads

  • C3 Switchback road
  • C4 Ballaleigh road
  • C5 Ballabooie road
  • C6 Thurot Cottage road
  • C7 Rhendoo road
  • C8 Garey road
  • C9 Ballamodda road
  • C10 Scholag road
  • C11 Ellerslie road
  • C12 Rushen Abbey road
  • C13 Jacks Lane, Lewaigue to Port-e-Vullen road
  • C14 Ballacorey road
  • C15 Dogmills to Regaby road
  • C16 Tynwald Hill road
  • C17 Slieau Whallian / Gleneedle road
  • C19 Orrisdale road
  • C20 Mullinaragher road
  • C33 Archallagan Road
  • C34 Ballavar and Lhoobs Road

 

"D" roads

  • D31 Baldhoon road, Laxey
  • D48 Niarbyl road, Dalby

 

 


 

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Posted by boss
3rd May 2022 4:14 pm.
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