The line is jointly run by the Manchester Transport Museum Society, who own a number of vintage trams and Manchester city council. The current operating fleet at Heaton Park consists of:
*Manchester 765 - single deck 'combination' car dating from 1914 and restored locally in the 1970s
*Hull 96 A 1901 built tramcar which was our last major workshop project being completed in October 2015.
*Blackpool Brush Car 623 dating from the 1930's and made its preservaton debut in January 2012
Also resident but currently out of service are
*Stockport 5 - A four wheel open top Stockport with reverse staircases built in 1901 on loan from it's owning group the friends of 5, currently undergoing overhaul in our workshop. *Blackpool 619 - replica of a Blackpool & Fleetwood Tramroad vanguard built in 1987, currently undergoing overhaul in our workshop
* Blackpool 752 - the tramway's multi-purpose works car which was acquired from Blackpool in 2008,
*Blackpool 702 - Currently stored in Lakeside depot awaiting overhaul to return to operational condition
* Manchester 173 - 1901 built short canopy open topper, currently awaiting workshop capacity for its restoration to be completed
* Oldham 43 - Built in 1903 acquired by the society in 2014 after being rescued from a farm, a longer term project.
* Manchester Horse Bus
* Rawtenstall 23 - awaiting major restoration and currently stored in various pieces
Several other trams are housed off-site.
Reversible Horse car L53 is in Bury Transport Museum
Blackpool 680 is on loan to Blackpool heritage tram tours
Blackpool Balloon is in store in Rigby Road Depot, Blackpool.