Supporting the Horse Tramway...

The Trust is raising money to help support the promotion, preservation and operation of the Horse Tramway, the upkeep and welfare of its magnificent team of Clydesdale and Shire draught horses, the conservation of its fleet of historic tramcars, and much more besides. 

Examples of where the Trust may provide assistance include: 
  • feed, supplements, bedding and harness for the horses;
  • educational signage and displays; promotional materials;
  • restoration or refurbishment of historic tramcars;
  • transportation of Tram Horses to ploughing matches and agricultural shows, and the provision of necessary equipment;
  • online news and information services, publications;
  • collection, interpretation and public display of Tramway heritage items;
  • veterinary treatment and medicines for the horses.
Please help by making a donation to our Main Support Fund.

Our Aims & Objectives...

The principle aims and objectives of the Trust are:
  • to increase public interest in and knowledge about the Horse Tramway and the historical use of horses as working animals in transport, industry and agriculture;
  • to help develop and maintain a secure and sustainable future for the Horse Tramway as a heritage transport service and educational visitor attraction;
  • to conserve tramcars, equipment, uniform, records, ephemera and other items connected with the Horse Tramway that are of historical and other defined values for sharing with the public.