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'​Tram Line Repair Work Could Cost Up To £5,000'

'It's after oversized vehicle pulled down part of the line' “It could cost up to £5,000 to fix downed tram lines between Onchan and Baldrine. Extensive damage was caused on Wednesday when an oversized vehicle attempted to drive under the wires. On top of that, 200m of the copper wiring needed to re…

​‘Manx Electric Railway Suspended After Vehicle Hits Power Lines’

“The Electric Railway is currently suspended between Derby Castle and Laxey after a vehicle hit the power lines. Police say it happened at the tram crossing between Baldrine and Groudle Glen, with the road shutting for a brief period. Isle of Man Transport says services between Laxey and Ramsey rem…

‘DoI considering 'non-standard' warning sign for horse trams’

“Warning signs to alert visitors and residents of the presence of horse tram tracks on Douglas Promenade could be introduced. The Department of Infrastructure says it’s considering ‘non-standard’ signage to assist road users of hazard awareness. One accident, concerning the tracks, has been recorde…

​Ian Longworth Retires & Chris Thomas MHK Appointed as DOI Minister

Ian Longworth leaves his post after 13 years. “The Isle of Man’s Director of Transport has announced he will be leaving Government. The Department of Infrastructure says Ian Longworth is retiring as he has now ‘reached the traditional retirement age’. Mr. Longworth had planned to retire previously…


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