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Tram driver resigns as investigation into derailment concludes

Tue, 11 Aug 2015

The investigation into what caused a tram to derail last month has been concluded.

The Manx Electric Railway tram toppled onto its side during a routine shunting manoeuvre, which was carried out near to the Laxey Station.

There were no passengers on board.

Transport engineers have established the incident resulted from a failure by staff to follow the operating procedure.

The tram driver involved has since resigned and the matter has been declared closed. 

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