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Douglas Bay Tramway Heritage Trust is an Isle of Man charity established to help promote and support the Douglas Bay Horse Tramway, its draught horses and its historic tramcars, with a focus on advancing education through conservation.


The Horse Tramway...

Douglas Bay Horse Tramway is the oldest horse-drawn passenger tramway to remain in service anywhere in the World, having opened in 1876.


Our Tramway Guide provides extensive information about the history of the Tramway and its present day operation and services.


The Heritage Trust...

Douglas Bay Tramway Heritage Trust raises funds to provide financial and other assistance with the preservation and operation of the Tramway, the promotion, upkeep and welfare of its horses, the conservation of its historic tramcars, and much more besides.


About the Trust explains our charitable purposes and objectives and how, with your kind donations, we can help to support and develop the Tramway and conserve its heritage.


Meet the 'Trammers'...

Clydesdales and Shires are well suited to pull horse trams with their immense power, large round feet and generally good temperament.
 

There are currently more than twenty-five of these heavy draught horses with the Douglas Bay Horse Tramway. Click here to meet the 'Trammers'.


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