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Infrastructure's 'jumping the gun' with planning application to 'rip up' horse tram tracks

Mon, 16 May 2016


The Manx Electric Railway Society says it's 'dismayed' by a planning application which it says would 'rip up' the horse tram tracks for good.
 
There's been an ongoing battle to secure a permanent solution for the historic trams after the withdrawal of funding from Douglas Council.
 
The application has been made by the Department of Infrastructure - despite there being no confirmed plans for the future of the trams. 
 
Julian Nutter is the society secretary - he says he feels they are 'jumping the gun' and someone is trying to sneak it through before anyone realises what's happening:

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