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Electric Trams

Cleaner. Quieter. More efficient. And way better for the environment.

Electric trams are coming to Northwest Trek in spring 2022, replacing the old trams on our Discovery Tram Tour. Keep reading to stay in the loop.

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Clean, efficient trams
The first in the U.S.

We’re replacing our old propane trams with all-new electric trams! Made in Portugal, the trams are highly efficient and rechargeable, saving money AND the environment. They’ll be much quieter, allowing you to take in the peace of the Free-Roaming Area. And we’ll be the first place in the U.S. to feature them.

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A bigger Tour Station
And a better tour experience.

Over the next few months we’ll be building a brand-new tour station for the trams. As well as electric charging points, the station will have spacious undercover guest areas. There’ll be covered stroller parking too, and space for other tours to easily pass by – a better experience for everyone!

Tram Timeline
Watch this space for updates!
  • July 2021: Ground-breaking of new Tour Station
  • Fall 2021: First tram arrives at Northwest Trek (stored behind-the-scenes) for test-driving and approval
  • Winter 2021-22: Other trams built and shipped
  • Spring 2022: Discovery Tram Tours reopen to the public!