Volunteering with Us

Have you made a new years resolution to learn a new skill or start a new hobby?

Well you could do both by volunteering with us.

We are ALWAYS looking for new volunteers, to help run our shop, Landscaping, painting the trams, maintaining the track and overhead, servicing and repairing the trams and of course operating the trams as crew.

So for a challenge that’s rewarding and satisfying, send an email to info@hptramway.co.uk to find out more.

Happy New Year!

What a year we have planned for you too, with Lightopia complete we now look ahead and whilst the tramway is now closed for winter maintenance here’s what you can expect from us next.

3rd April we reopen to finally celebrate our 40th (+2) Birthday. Including the reopening of our shop and museum.

2nd & 3rd July sees the return of our tramtastic event now expanded to be a two day event. The first weekend of September sees the return of a model event to the tramway with our new all models great & small event. (exact day to be confirmed).

22nd October sees a new night photography event taking place in the park after the tramway has closed with posed shots and photo opportunities galore.

NEW FOR 2022! We will be having a connecting bus service between us and the Greater Manchester Museum of Transport on the following dates: Sunday 24th April Sunday 29th May Sunday 26th June Sunday 31st July Sunday 28th August In conjunction with this we aim to operate Manchester 765 & Stockport 5 (subject to volunteer and tramcar availability.)

Current Operation

For those planning a visit, please be aware of our current operational plan.

Both Middleton Road depot (Shop, Museum & Works) & Lakeside Depot are currently closed to the public to allow completion of upgrade works making them unsafe to the public.

On our current operating days of Saturday & Sunday 12-5, Our current service pattern is on and half past the hour from Lakeside only, all passengers will then need to disembark at Lakeside in order to allow the service tram to be cleaned.

If you have any queries about this please contact info@hptramway.co.uk

Please note these details are subject to the weather & volunteer availability.

New Magazine Out Now!

Our New Society Magazine is out now, if your a member you will get yours automatically posted to you.
If your not a member, why not?

For just £15 year for adults & £7 for children you get 3 magazines a year, 1 annual report and free tram travel and you support the tramway with its goals.

Just visit https://hptramway.co.uk/come-and-join-us/ to sign up now