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Organisations 'absolutely welcome' review of heritage railways

Minister thinks 'assumptions' have been made about future options

The Infrastructure Minister says organisations he's spoken with 'absolutely welcome' a review of the Island's heritage railways.

Chris Thomas took questions in Tynwald this week on a review and future operating models of heritage networks.

One of the options being considered on running the railways in future is through a charitable trust at arms-length from government.

Mr Thomas believes assumptions have been made that doing that is about replacing paid workers with volunteers:

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