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Orchid Line unveils inclusive carriage

Miniature railway now has wheelchair access

There's a new addition to the Curraghs Wildlife Park from today - but it's not of the fur or feather variety.

Today marks the official unveiling of a new wheelchair-access carriage for the miniature railway in the park.

The Orchid Line, which was first opened in 1992, is maintained and operated by the Manx Steam and Model Engineering Club.

Eddy Ryan of the group explains why they decided not to buy a ready-made disabled carriage:

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