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Trams continue, despite poor figures

A assurance is being given that the future of the Douglas horse trams is secure, despite the number of users falling by a third this year.

A shorter season has been cited as one of the factors behind the drop in business, but a continued loss has led to suggestions the borough council should approach government for support.

Chairman of the Leisure Services Committee Stephen Pitts says it's up to his colleagues to decide whether to ask for help (play attached audio file):

(Picture: A Douglas horse tram, from manxscenes.com).

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