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Hidden benefits lost with horse tram decision

MERS comments on controversial move

There are hidden benefits to the Manx economy lost with the scrapping of the horse trams, according to a historic transport enthusiast.

Douglas Borough Council announced on Friday the 140-year-old service was to be terminated immediately, as a cost-saving measure.

There has since been a significant public backlash, with a number of petitions emerging online to save the iconic trams.

Julian Nutter is secretary of the Manx Electric Railway Society:

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