On December 29th 1994 33109 Capt. Bill Smith RN took the Ocean Liner Express along the Weymouth Quay line much to the surprise of motorists, especially those who had their cars moved and even towed away.
In January 2009 it was reported that Weymouth and Portland Borough Council wanted the tramway removed. The following month the council agreed to purchase the line from Network Rail for £50,000, prior to a final decision on its future. Supporters of public transport want to make use of the tramway to carry spectators to the seafront for the 2012 Olympic sailing events held in Weymouth. However, the council has stated that any decision on the future of the line depends on the amount of funding available, which in view of the current economic climate is unlikely to materise before 2012.