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Trams in Manchester delayed after car on tracks

Metrolink
Image caption Trams are delayed after a car became stuck on the tracks

Trams between Ashton-under-Lyne and Manchester were delayed after a car was driven on the tracks and became stuck.

Police were called to Holt Town Metrolink station at 14:30 GMT on Sunday after reports that a vehicle was stuck on the tracks.

They found a 78-year-old driver had driven a Jaguar onto the tracks.

A spokesman said there would be delays to services as a result. The driver was reportedly uninjured and the car was removed by 16:45 GMT.

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