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New locomotives take to the tracks

Brown Bear and Otter join the Groudle Glen Railway fleet

Two new locomotives have had their first outings at Groudle Glen Railway.

Brown Bear and Otter are the latest editions to the fleet, and were launched by President of Tynwald Steve Rodan and local historian Charles Guard this weekend.

Brown Bear's arrival comes following six years of fundraising to replicate one of the original engines to operate on the railway - Polar Bear.

Chairman of the railway Trevor Nall explains why the new locomotives were needed:

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