Category Archives: Crich Tramway Village

Crich help out Seaton with track

You often hear mention of how this tramway helps out this tramway regularly and this has again been seen in action with the news that the Crich Tramway Village have supplied some surplus track to the Seaton Tramway to assist … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Starlight Event at Crich

Over the past few years the Starlight Event at Crich has developed into one of the most popular family events at the museum with trams running in the dark and different themes on each day to take advantage of the … Continue reading

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Picture in Time: Paisley 68

This week’s Thursday archive image again comes from the Glasgow Garden Festival in 1988 as we take a look at the third of the trams running during the event – Paisley 68.

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In Pictures: Just another Saturday at Crich

The operating season may be continuing to start to draw to a close at Crich (not before the expected busy week of the Starlight Event though) but there is still time for the trams to continue running and the visitors … Continue reading

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Picture in Time: Glasgow 1297

Its another trip to the Glasgow Garden Festival for this edition of Picture in Time as we view another of the trams in operation on the temporary timetable.

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Progress continues on Bluebird restoration

It’s the major restoration project that has been ongoing in Crich’s conservation workshop since June 2014 and recently there has been some more excellent progress on London County Council 1, or Bluebird if you prefer.

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Picture in Time: Glasgow 22

This week our traditional tram edition of Picture in Time is off to Glasgow for the first of several photos taken during the 1988 Glasgow Garden Festival which featured an operational heritage tramway.

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Crich builds up to the end of the season

It’s hard to believe but we are in the final month of the 2019 season at Crich (just where does the time go!) with the final events of the year being prepared for. As well as the usual – and … Continue reading

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Picture in Time: Blackpool & Fleetwood 2 and Sheffield 264

We take our final trip to the 1973 Transport Extravaganza at Crich for this latest edition of Picture in Time with a shot of two trams no longer part of the operational fleet.

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In Pictures: An out of season weekday at Crich

Now that the excitement of Crich 60 is out the way and we build up towards the end of season and the Starlight Event it is business as usual at the Crich Tramway Village with most days seeing either a … Continue reading

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This week on British Trams Online

After a slightly longer than planned hiatus we are back with another Photo Gallery this week:

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Picture in Time: Glasgow 1297

We carry on taking a look at Crich’s 1973 Transport Extravaganza for this week’s Picture in Time with Glasgow 1297 the tram seen in the picture.

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Picture in Time: Sheffield 264

Today’s main edition of Picture in Time is back at Crich for another look at the 1973 Transport Extravaganza with another tram featured which is no longer part of the operational fleet – Sheffield 264.

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In Pictures: Yorkshire takes centre stage as Crich celebrates 60 years

The annual enthusiasts event at the Crich Tramway Village this year took place over two days on Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd September to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the discovery of the site at Crich for the siting of … Continue reading

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Picture in Time: Glasgow 1100 and 1297

Another trip to Crich for this latest edition of Picture in Time as we take a look at the 1973 Grand Transport Extravaganza.

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In Preview: Crich 60 – Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd September

We finally reach that busy period of major tram events with Crich’s the first to take place over the weekend of Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd September. Celebrating the 60th anniversary of the discovery and adopting of the site in … Continue reading

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In Video: New Glory Mine layout at Crich

We’ve written a lot and shown photos a fair bit of the new layout at Glory Mine but what’s better than both those? Video of course! The new layout now means that trams have a short additional section of track … Continue reading

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Picture in Time: Sheffield 15

For the next few weeks we are off to the East Midlands for some more archive images taken at Crich, and we start off with a very early image from the museum.

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Berlin 223 006-4 to celebrate its birthday at Crich

An extra event has been announced at Crich with Access Tram, Berlin 223 006-4, set to take centre stage on Monday 30th September. The day will be a 50th anniversary celebration of the entry into service of the tram in … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Box 40 back at Crich

As we reported at the weekend, Blackpool & Fleetwood 40 is now back at Crich following the conclusion of its loan periods at both Blackpool and, more recently, Beamish. Arriving back during the afternoon of Friday 6th September the tram … Continue reading

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