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New engine vital to help railways prosper says Director

Mon, 25 Jun 2012


The Island's director of public transport has told ENERGY FM that the railways are bringing in millions of pounds to the Isle of Man – and due to this the purchase of another diesel engine is vital.

It comes after confirmation from the DCCL Minister Tim Crookall that he will request £350,000 at next month's sitting of Tynwald in order to buy a second-hand engine.

Ian Longworth highlighted how important the industry is to the Isle of Man and said the purchase of the new train would only boost an already successful market:

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