Tuesday, January 27, 2009

Vintage transport museum loses backer

Still on a transport theme comes news that the Department of Tourism and Leisure has pulled out of plans for a vintage transport museum. I can understand why -- tourism is becoming a largely vestigal activity for the Manx economy although I do feel that "roots" tourism has a healthy future. I hope someone can save the Douglas Corporation bus, though. I am very fond of buses and was actually given one while drinking in the Albert pub a couple of years back. Plans to bring it to the US had to be scrapped when I discovered how tall it was, boo hoo.

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