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Last Updated Thursday 11th September 2014

Crich Tramway Village

Key to the colours used in this fleet list:
Operational, Under Attention/Overhaul/Restoration, Stored/On Loan elesewhere, Static Display

Passenger Trams
No. Place Year Livery Status Link
1 Derby 1904 Green & Cream On Display - Exhibition Hall Photo
1 Douglas Head Marine Drive 1896 Crimson & Cream On Display - Exhibition Hall Photo
1 Leamington & Warwick 1881 - On Display Unrestored - Exhibition Hall Photo
1 London Transport 1932 Red & Cream Under restoration - Workshop Photo
2 Blackpool & Fleetwood 1898 Brown & Cream Operational - Depot Photo
4 Blackpool Tramways Co. 1885 Orange, Green & White On Display - Exhibition Hall Photo
5 Blackpool 1972 Green & Cream Stored Awaiting Restoration - Clay Cross
5 Gateshead & District 1927 Crimson & Cream On Display - Depot Photo
7 Chesterfield 1904 Crimson & Yellow Operational - Depot Photo
8 Chesterfield 1904 Cream & Blue On Display - Exhibition Hall
9 Oporto 1873 Yellow, White & Red On Display - Exhibition Hall Photo
10 Hill of Howth 1902 Brown On Display - Exhibition Hall
14 Grimsby & Immingham 1915 Green On Display - Depot Photo
15 Sheffield 1874 Red & Cream Operational - Exhibition Hall Photo
21 Cardiff 1886 Yellow & White On Display - Exhibition Hall Photo
21 Dundee & District 1894 Green & White On Display - Exhibition Hall Photo
22 Glasgow 1922 Orange, Crimson & Cream Operational - Depot Photo
35 Edinburgh 1948 Crimson & Cream On Display - Exhibition Hall Photo
40 Blackpool & Fleetwood 1914 Varnished Woodwork & Cream Operational - Depot Photo
40 Blackpool 1926 Red, White & Teak Operational - Depot Photo
45 Southampton 1903 Red & White Operational - Depot Photo
46 Sheffield 1899 Blue & Cream Stored Awaiting Restoration - Clay Cross
(47) New South Wales Govt. 1885 Brown On Display - Exhibition Hall Photo
49 Blackpool 1926 Green & Cream On Display - Depot Photo
59 Blackpool 1902 Red, White & Teak Stored Awaiting Restoration - Clay Cross Photo
60 Johannesburg 1905 Red & Cream On Display - Depot Photo
74 Sheffield 1900 Blue & Cream Operational - Depot Photo
76 Leicester 1904 Brown & Cream On Display - Exhibition Hall Photo
84 MBRO 1886 - Stored Unrestored - Clay Cross
102 Newcastle 1901 Black, Yellow & White On Display - Exhibition Hall Photo
106 London County Council 1903 Cream & Crimson Under Overhaul - Workshop Photo
107 Leeds 1898 Brown, Yellow & White On Display - Exhibtion Hall
114 Newcastle 1901 Brown, Yellow & White Operational
132 Kingston-upon-Hull 1910 Crimson & Cream On Loan to Hull Museum of Transport
159 London United Tramways 1901 Blue & White Operational - Depot Photo
166 Blackpool 1927 Red & White Operational - Depot Photo
166 Nottingham 1920 - Stored - Clay Cross
167 Blackpool 1928 Green & Cream Undergoing re-commissioning Photo
180 Leeds 1931 Maroon & Cream Operational - Depot Photo
180 Prague 1908 Red & White On Display - Depot Photo
184 London Tramways Co. c1895 - Being dismantled - Workshop
189 Sheffield 1934 Blue & Cream On Display - Depot Photo
236 Blackpool 1934 Green & Cream Operational - Depot Photo
249 Blackpool 1935 Green & Cream On Display - Exhibition Hall Photo
264 Sheffield 1937 Cream & Blue On Display - Exhibition Hall
273 Oporto 1927 Ochre & White Operational - Depot Photo
298 Blackpool 1937 - Stored partially restored - Clay Cross Photo
331 Metropolitan Electric 1930 Red & White Operational - Depot Photo
345 Leeds 1921 Blue & White Operational - Depot Photo
399 Leeds 1926 Brown, Yellow & White Operational - Depot Photo
510 Sheffield 1950 Cream & Blue Operational - Depot Photo
600 Leeds 1931/54 Red & White Stored - Clay Cross
602 Leeds 1953 Purple & White On Display - Exhibition Hall Photo
630 Blackpool 1937 Green & Cream Operational - Depot Photo
674 New York 3rd Ave. Transit 1939 Cream & Red On Display - Depot Photo
711 Blackpool 1934 Purple & White Operational
762 Blackpool 1982 All over advert for Nickelodeon Land, Pleasure Beach Under Attention - Workshop Photo
812 Glasgow 1900 Orange, Yellow & Brown Operational - Depot Photo
869 Liverpool 1936 Green & White Under Attention - Workshop Photo
902 Halle 1969 Red & Cream On Display - Depot Photo
1068 Glasgow 1919 Orange, Cream & Blue Operational - Depot
1100 Glasgow 1928 Orange, Green & Cream Stored Awaiting Restoration - Clay Cross
1115 Glasgow 1929 Orange, Cream & Red On Display - Exhibition Hall Photo
1147 The Hague 1957 Cream & Green On Display - Exhibition Hall
1282 Glasgow 1940 Orange, Green & Cream On Display - Depot Photo
1297 Glasgow 1948 Orange, Cream & Green On Display - Exhibition Hall Photo
1622 London Transport 1912 Red & White Operational - Depot Photo
223 006-4 Berlin 1969 Cream & Black Operational - Depot Photo

Trams actually on site at Crich now fall into three categories: Operational, On Static Display and Under Attention. As a result if a tram is withdrawn from service awaiting workshop space it will now be shown as "On Display".
Leamington & Warwick 1 is displayed in the Exhibition Hall in "as found" condition.
London Transport 1 moved into the Workshop on Saturday 14th June 2014 ready for a start to be made on its major restoration. The work is being funded by the London County Council Tramways Trust.
Sheffield 15 is the operational horse tram. It is normally displayed in the Exhibition Hall but is used in service on rare occasions.
Cardiff 21 is a double deck horse tram on loan to Crich from Collections Centre, Nantgarw, Wales.
Dundee 21 is a steam tram trailer.
Edinburgh 35 has received some cosmetic attention during winter 2013/14 which has included the uncovering of its genuine hand-painted advertisements from the 1950s. It has now been placed on display inside the Exhibition Hall.
Blackpool & Fleetwood 40 returned to service in Blackpool on 20th July following an overhaul over the winter and was then transported to Crich on 21st July for a period of operation in connection with the Electric 50 celebrations. After commissioning the tram entered service at Crich on 1st August and will now be used on a regular basis.
Southampton 45 is available for service again in 2014 on a limited basis. It will be withdrawn from service following the Electric 50 event on 14th September.
Johannesburg 60 has been moved from the Exhibition Hall to Depot V, presumably awaiting workshop attention.
Sheffield 74 is in fact made from 3 different trams - the upper and lower decks are two different Sheffield trams, and the trucks are from Leeds.
Leicester 76 has been returned to its usual position in the Exhibition Hall after being extracted for the 2013 Enthusiasts Day.
MBRO 84 is a Manchester, Bury, Rochdale and Oldham Steam Tramway, steam engine. It is a Wilkinson Patent Vertical Boiler Steam tram built by Beyer Peacock in 1886, running until 1905 when it went to a foundry in Wigan until 1954. It has been given to the NTM from the Manchester Museum of Science and Industry.
Newcastle 102 was transferred to the Exhibition Hall during a major shunting operation on 1st February 2014.
Leeds 107 is a double deck horse tram which arrived at Crich on 27th August 2013 following restoration by the Leeds Transport Historical Society. It is now on display in the Exhibition Hall whilst investigtions into an incident at the Middleton Railway are ongoing.
Newcastle 114 is on a short-term loan from Beamish for use at the Electric 50 event weekend. It arrived at Crich on 8th September and underwent its first test runs on 10th September and is expected to enter service on 12th September.
Blackpool 167 is now back at Crich following its loan periods at both Beamish and Blackpool earlier in 2014. It is currently in the workshop being recommissioned for service.
London Tramways Co. 184 was moved to Crich in 2014 to be dismantled. Some parts which were beyond economical repair have been scrapped with the remaining parts being packaged up ready for a return to Clay Cross for ongoing storage.
Oporto 273 has returned to service following an overhaul over winter 2013/4.
Blackpool 298 was moved to Clay Cross on 11th July 2014 for further storage. The tram is partially restored although requires a significant amount of work to restore it to operational condition and although there is a fund in place for this work it does not cover the complete restoration. Due to space contraints at the main Museum site it was necessary to move it to the off site store.
MET 331 returned to service on 30th July 2014 after workshop attention following a derailment in July 2013.
Sheffield 510 was re-launched into service at the "Best of Sheffield" event on 17th May 2014 following an overhaul.
Blackpool 711 is currently on loan from Blackpool and is expected to stay at Crich until November 2014. It entered service at the museum on 24th May during the 'Beside the Seaside' event.
Blackpool 762 is under attention in the workshop ahead of an expected launch into museum service during 2014. Testing of the tram on the main line commenced in September 2013 although some work remains to be completed before it is approved to carry passengers.
Liverpool 869 is now in the Workshop where it has been lifted ready for an overhaul which should see the tram back in service at some point in 2015.
Berlin 223 006-4 is the Access Tram for disabled visitors.

Works Cars
No. Place Purpose Year Status Link
1 Glasgow Mains Dept. Cable Laying Car 1905 Stored - Clay Cross
2 Blackpool Rail Grinder 1928 Stored - Clay Cross
2 Leeds Tower Car 1932 On Display - Depot Photo
W21 Glasgow Welders' Tool Van 1903 Stored - Clay Cross
058 Croydon Tramlink KLV53 - Rail Mounted Crane 1978 Operational - Depot Yard
061 Croydon Tramlink Trailer (matching with 058) ? Operational - Depot Yard Photo
C65 Oporto Coal Transporter ? Stored - Clay Cross
96 Brussels Snow Broom 1906 On Display - Exhibition Hall Photo
131 Cardiff Water Car 1905 Operational - Depot Photo
330 Sheffield Rail Grinder 1919 Operational - Depot Photo
(717) Blackpool Electric Loco 1927 Operational - Depot Photo
TW4 - Modern Tower Wagon 1979/2011 Operational - Depot Photo
- - Crane Wagon 1980 On Display - next to Depot
- Leeds PW Flat Truck 1930 On Display
- Glasgow Ex-Welding Trailer 1905 On Display - Depot Photo
- - Rupert 4wDm Loco 1944 On Display - Exhibition Hall
- - G.M.J. 4wDm Loco 1952 Operational - Depot Photo
- Sheffield Motor Tower Wagon 1937 Stored - Clay Cross
- Manchester Horse Drawn Tower Wagon 1911 On Display - Exhibition Hall Photo

Cardiff 131 was restored to an operational condition in time for the 50th anniversary of the establishment of the Museum at Crich in 2009 as it was the first tram to arrive on site back in 1959. Since restoration it has visited Beamish Museum in April 2010 and was loaned to Blackpool between November 2011 and March 2012 to scrub the rails between Starr Gate and Pleasure Beach although was only used on a couple of occasions and spent most of its time tucked up inside Starr Gate Depot.
Sheffield 330 was commissioned for use at the "Best of Sheffield" event.
Modern Tower Wagon 4 has been rebuilt in early 2011 on the underframe of TW3 so as to meet the latest modern safety standards.
Rupert has been moved into the Exhibition Hall for storage.

Other Items
Description Location Link
Snaeffel Mountain Railway Bogie Truck On Display - Exhibition Hall
Eades Reversible Truck On Display - Exhibition Hall

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