The MOTAT Tramway Section has two workshops. The Mechanical and Electrical Workshop where all mechanical and electrical tram maintenance and repairs are carried out. Staff and volunteers do everything that is needed on the operational fleet except traction motor reconditioning and wheel tyre turning.
The Coachwork Shop is where Tram body restoration, repairs and painting is carried out , both on the operating tram fleet and on historic trams. The current restoration project is ex-Wanganui trailer tram number 21.
This workshop is open most weekdays and Sundays.