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MER welcomes back old friend

Raad Yiarn Lectragh Vannin goltaghey back shenn charrey

Tram eo. 14 jeant ass-y-noa gyn cosoylaght 'sy flod

Ta Raad Yiarn LectraghVannin er n'oltaghey shenn charrey back da'n chirveish.

Ta arryltee er cheau three bleeaney jannoo ass-y-noa tram earroo 14, ren ymmyrkey pashneyryn y cheayrt s'jerree 40 blein er-dy-henney.

Troggit 'sy vlein 1898, ren y car noa-jesheenit ymmyrkey pashneyryn er linney Raad Yiarn Lectragh Vannin veih Doolish gys Laksaah Jelune son y chied cheayrt neayr's 1978.

Ta Andrew Scarffe jeh Raaidyn Yiarn Vannin soilshaghey magh yn oyr t'eh gyn cosoylaght:

AS ANDREW SCARFFE : Ta stap currit er ooilley ny trammyn elley ain ayns shirveish ec y traa t'ayn liorish glackeyder aer pooaral as co-hionneyder fo. Cha nel co-hionneyder aer ny glackeyder aer ec 14, as t'eh ooilley croghey er cur stap urree er laueyn. Foddee oo fakin er y toshiaght ta doarnane aalin prash, myr shoh t'eh croghey er niart muskylagh yn immanagh. As shen yn aght va stap currit er carryn tram dy tradishoonagh. T'ou fakin ayns ny shenn chaslyssyn doo as bane ny shenn deiney shoh ayns ny laghyn Victorianagh, nyn shassoo er toshiaght ny trammyn cassey ny doarnaneyn shoh. Shen ny ta shin dy yannoo. Shen ny ta jannoo cowreydagh ee er-nyn-son: she'n un er ain ayns shirveish nish as she car as glackeyder laue eck.  

 

Restored tram no. 14 unique in the fleet

The Manx Electric Railway has welcomed an old friend back into service.

Volunteers have spent three years restoring tram number 14, which last carried passengers 40 years ago.

Built in 1898, the newly refurbished car carried passengers on the MER line from Douglas to Laxey on Monday for the first time since 1978.

Andrew Scarffe of Isle of Man Railways explains what makes it unique:
 

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