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Tram Day is back at Crich – this Saturday!

It seems to have been a long time (two years in fact!) but Saturday 18th September finally sees the return of Tram Day at Crich with up to 14 passenger trams due to be in service during the day plus … Continue reading

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Whatever Happened To? Crich Tramathon 2005 – Leeds Tower Wagon 2

Another Works Car which ran at the 2005 Crich Tramathon was Leeds Tower Wagon 2, a vehicle which is now stored in the depots but at that time had been commissioned for service.

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In Pictures: August Bank Holiday views from Crich

In this pictorial update we head to the Crich Tramway Vuillage on Bank Holiday Monday, 30th August. This was the day when the track fault was discovered preventing trams from travelling any further north than just beyond Victoria Park (a … Continue reading

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Whatever Happened To? Crich Tramathon 2005 – Halle 902

Of all the trams we have featured during this series of “Whatever Happened To?” the only tram which is not currently at Crich is Halle 902. And its Halle 902 we feature today.

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They’ve Run in 2021!

This is our early September update to keep tabs on which trams have run on heritage tramways across the British Isles so far during 2021. There hasn’t been a huge amount of movement in the past month although Beamish has … Continue reading

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Track issues lead to short running at Crich

Anyone visiting the Crich Tramway Village on Tuesday 31st August has only been able to enjoy a shorter than usual tram ride after a track fault was discovered the previous day. Trams were only able to run between Town End … Continue reading

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Whatever Happened To? Crich Tramathon 2005 – Blackpool Electric Locomotive

In this edition of “Whatever Happened To?” we feature the first of the Works cars which made it out onto the mainline – Blackpool Electric Locomotive.

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In Pictures: A trip to Crich during August

Another pictorial article with the photos this time coming from the Crich Tramway Village. Whole special events have now returned to the museum for most of the week it remains the standard three tram service with it no longer the … Continue reading

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Whatever Happened To? Crich Tramathon 2005 – Blackpool 4

We’ve covered the trams which ran in passenger service during the 2005 Tramathon at Crich but 12th June 2005 also saw a number of other trams and works vehicles which were out on the mainline for various different reasons. In … Continue reading

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Picture in Time: Johannesburg 60

Its time for another look into the tram photographic archives as we go back to 1979 and Crich.

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Whatever Happened To? Crich Tramathon 2005 – Southampton 45

It was the tram that in effect started the Tramway Museum Society and it is the last car which ran in passenger service during the 2005 Tramathon. Today “Whatever Happened To?” features Southampton 45.

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Picture in Time: Blackpool 166

Today “Picture in Time” continues its look at trams in operation at Crich on August Bank Holiday Monday 1979.

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Berlin 223 006-4 to be displayed to commemorate 60th anniversary of the Berlin Wall

On 13th August 1961 residents of Berlin awoke to find that their city had been split into two. Roads had been torn up, railway lines blocked and barbed wire fencing erected along the 97 mile border between the western sector … Continue reading

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Whatever Happened To? Crich Tramathon 2005 – Sheffield 74

In this latest edition of “Whatever Happened To?” we feature Sheffield 74 which was the only Sheffield tram to run in passenger service at the Crich Tramway Village Tramathon of 2005.

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They’ve Run in 2021!

Its time for another check-in to see which heritage trams have run so far during 2021. This list includes those trams which have either run in passenger service or some other type of public use (such as tram driving experiences). … Continue reading

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Picture in Time: New York 674

Crich is again the location for this edition of “Picture in Time”.

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Whatever Happened To? Crich Tramathon 2005 – Paisley 68

As “Whatever Happened To?” continues its look at those trams which ran during the 2005 Tramathon we reach a tram which has had an identity change but at the time was Paisley 68.

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What’s New on British Trams Online? 31st July 2021

This week there are another two Photo Galleries – and neither are “from the archives” or overseas! Yes, that’s right we have two sets of photos from now as we visit Manchester and Crich:

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Picture in Time: Paisley 68

The next location for our non-Blackpool Traditional Trams “Picture in Time” series is Crich with a selection of photos which were taken on 27th August 1979 – August Bank Holiday Monday.

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Seaton and Crich join “Love your Railway” nationwide campaign

Both the Seaton Tramway and Crich Tramway Village have signed up to the “Love Your Railway” campaign which aims to raise awareness of heritage railways (and tramways!) across the UK. Running over the six week school summer holiday period between … Continue reading

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