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Diesel locomotive still out of action

Hasn't moved since June 2015

There's still no idea when a reconditioned diesel locomotive bought by the Department of Infrastructure will actually be up and running.

The £420,000 loco arrived in the Isle of Man from the United States in December 2013, and has barely functioned since: it hasn't even turned a wheel since June 2015.

Around £250,000 of taxpayers' money has been spent on repairs so far.

Infrastructure Minister Ray Harmer says work is continuing on it, but still can't say when it will actually go into service:

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