Category Archives: Crich Tramway Village

Picture in Time: Berlin 3006

This week we move forward a bit in time at the Crich Tramway Village, around about a month since last week’s image, and we feature Berlin 3006.

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Trams in Video: Crich Tramway Village – Starlight Spectacular 29th October 2016

Today’s video takes us back to the Crich Tramway Village with some footage filmed at the Starlight Spectacular event on 29th October 2016. An intensive service was running on the line throughout the day, including after dark running until 2000 … Continue reading

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Blackpool Brush Car 298 restoration moves forward

Work may not have resumed yet on the restoration of Blackpool Brush Car 298 at Crich but another major and significant milestone has been reached in the project with confirmation that the Tramcar Sponsorship Organisation and the Tramway Museum Society … Continue reading

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Picture in Time: Sheffield 74 & Southampton 45

Its back to Crich again for this edition of “Picture in Time” as we have one further image during the temporary working arrangements on 25th May 2011.

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Covid-19 update – heritage systems and museums

Its been a while since we last had a summary of which heritage lines are operating following the continued easing of lockdown restrictions so here we go again! This summary only gives details of those museums/heritage lines which have reopened. … Continue reading

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Picture in Time: Southampton 45

We make a second visit to Crich on 25th May 2011 for this edition of “Picture in Time” and this time we feature the tram which started it all – Southampton 45.

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Crich get over £300,000 in funding

One of the big themes of the pandemic has been the need for various tramways to find a new funding stream whilst they were unable to open and then open under restrictions. Whilst there have been fundraising campaigns to the … Continue reading

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Picture in Time: Sheffield 74

For the next few weeks our Traditional Tram edition of “Picture in Time” will be heading back a few short years to 2011 for some images taken at the Crich Tramway Village. We start off with Sheffield 74.

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Bradford cabmen’s shelter heads away for restoration

The Bradford cabmen’s shelter which has been a long-term fixture at the Crich Tramway Village’s Wakebridge stop has been removed from its usual home and transported to Bristol for a start to be made on its restoration back to (as … Continue reading

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Trams &: Cheltenham 21 & bus

It may be the last “Trams &” for now but we hope you agree we have almost saved the best until last as it’s a trip into the archives in the pretty unlikely location of Cheltenham.

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Trams &: London Transport 1622 & buses

It’s a wet special event day at Crich for our latest look at a tram alongside other forms of transport.

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LEGO trams based on Crich collection added to LEGO Ideas website

If like your writer you are amazed and what people can create with a little bit of LEGO then you will be interested in this next story as a supporter of the Crich Tramway Village has recently created four incredibly … Continue reading

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So Nearly, Not Quite! Blackpool Railgrinder 2

We have a historic feel to this edition of “So Nearly, Not Quite!” as we are heading back to 1969.

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In Pictures: Crich re-opens to the public

Saturday 11th July 2020 saw the re-opening of the Crich Tramway Village for the first time since it was forced to close as a result of Covid-19 pandemic. With new guidelines in place – including the wearing of face masks … Continue reading

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So Nearly, Not Quite! London County Council 106

We have another entry into the “So Nearly, Not Quite” series of tram photos which didn’t end up as planned when that shutter was pressed.

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In Preview: Crich Tramway Village reopens

The Crich Tramway Village will be reopening from Saturday 11th July with the museum open every Saturday, Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday until further notice. As with the Seaton Tramway, a number of changes in how they will operate have … Continue reading

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Trams &: Sheffield 510 & steam engines

As part of the Best of Sheffield event held at Crich in May 2014 the Wirksworth Assessment Trial Run passed through which allowed for many unusual photo opportunities and, of course, that included lots of different “Trams &” shots.

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So Nearly, Not Quite! Liverpool 869 & Chesterfield 7

For the first time in this series we head to Crich for a view of two trams which wasn’t quite as wanted.

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Trams &: London Transport 1622, Bus & Trolleybus

Its red everywhere for this edition of “Trams &” as we see three different types of vehicle which once operated in the capital – tram, bus and trolleybus.

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Covid-19 update – heritage systems and museum

With restrictions due to be relaxed from Saturday 4th July in England it has been confirmed that tram museums and heritage services will be able to resume from that date. This round-up gives details of those lines which have confirmed … Continue reading

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