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"Much bigger challenge to operate Snaefell Mountain Railway"

DoI Minister defends decision to axe service this season

The Snaefell Mountain Railway isn't running this season, as a result of the significantly reduced number of visitors travelling to the Island.

Infrastructure Minister Tim Baker says there hasn't been the financial footfall needed to run the service this year.

However the Manx Electric Railway and Steam Railway are currently running.

Alex Wotton asked Mr Baker why it had to be the Snaefell route:

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