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1,000 volunteer hours donated to railways in 2015

Sat, 02 Jan 2016

Volunteers have given up more than 1,000 hours to help the Isle of Man steam and electric railways.

More than 30 people have helped with the restoration of cars, steam and electric railway events, monitoring of social media and general line maintenance.

One group has been restoring a car this year which is expected to be operational by 2017.

Another group has placed hanging baskets and tubs of bedding plants at waiting shelters to enhance passengers' experiences.

The volunteers also do regular litter picks of the lines and tidy and paint the waiting shelters.

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