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Steam Packet report record numbers for Festival of Motorcycling

Sat, 30 Aug 2014

As the curtain closes on the Festival of Motorcycling 2014 the Steam Packet is reporting record numbers for the event.

Compared with last year's figures there was an 11% increase this year with 3,697 motorcycles brought to the Island.

Foot passenger numbers was up by 1,100 at just shy of 30,000.

It caps a very busy summer for the Steam Packet company, with the busiest TT since the centenary in 2007 and a 6% increase in passenger numbers for July.

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