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*** Horse Tram Service Discontinued ***

posted 22 Jan 2016, 05:58 by Friends of DBHT   [ updated 14 Feb 2016, 03:04 ]
A devastating loss to heritage.  Douglas Borough Council has today [22 January 2016] released a statement saying that it is no longer willing to continue the 139 year-old Horse Tramway service along Douglas Promenades.  The planned 2016 season is therefore cancelled.  Horses will be found good homes, the tramcars will be offered to museums and the stables / depot sites will be sold off for re-development.  The full statement can be read HERE