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A supply issue means horse trams probably won't operate this year

Infrastructure Minister says he's 'not hopeful' they'll run

The Infrastructure Minister says he's "not hopeful" the horse trams will run on Douglas Promenade again this year.

Tim Crookall's been answering a question in Tynwald this morning.

He says it's highly unlikely they'll be ready for the summer period, if at all:

The minister is also planning to return to the court in June to give a total figure for the project's overspend.

But Mr Crookall says he can't complete the scheme as planned with the money they currently have:

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