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Transport festival underway

The Island's Heritage Transport Festival starts today and it's expected to attract hundreds of vintage train and tram enthusiasts from Britain and further afield.

The event starts with a sunset guided tour on Snaefell this evening, with late trains operating on the Groudle Glen railway.

Rarely seen rolling stock will be out during the week, along with unusual combinations of engines and carriages.

Extra services are being laid-on with photo stops at some of the Island's most stunning locations.

During the week, special events are planned at Port Erin, Douglas, Groudle, Laxey, Ramsey and Jurby.

Here's Manx Radio's Alex Brindley, who's a big steam railway enthusiast:

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