U.K. – Museum’s trams at a standstill after theft

Raiders sneaked into the attraction in Tipton Road during the middle of night and removed a stretch of copper electrical wiring from the tramway.

Museum bosses today said they were “very disappointed” by the theft, which has left the popular trams out of action.

Security has now been stepped up at the site to prevent further raids and a vintage coach service will replace the trams and trolleybuses, which also use the wires, while repairs to the line are carried out.

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