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  • Festival of Motorcycling sees significant growth for Steam Packet Co passenger figures
    31 Aug 2016
    Bikes and passengers leave the Steam Packet Company's fast craft Manannan during the 2016 Festival of Motorcycling  Photo credit: Dave Kneen / Manxphotosonline

    The number of passengers the Steam Packet Company brought to the Isle of Man during the Festival of Motorcycling increased by 6.3% compared with last year, to 29,241. The number of motorcycles carried also increased, up 4.5% to 4,013. It is the first time more than 4,000 motorcycles have been transported to the Island during the fortnight and reflects the growing interest in the event, as fi ... more