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Hundreds of thousands spent on undetermined railway track

Mon, 06 Jul 2015

Buying new railway track to use on Douglas Promenade is a good use of taxpayers' money - despite plans currently being up in the air.

That's according to the Department of Infrastructure which has agreed to purchase more than £200,000 of it - although, it has not yet paid for it.

This follows a spend of more than £56,000 for 700 metres of rail for the Manx Electric Railway which was installed at four sites over the winter period.

Minister Phil Gawne says it's a good investment:


  • Phil Gawne

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