Category Archives: Crich Tramway Village

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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Picture in Time: Paisley 68

One final shot from the Glasgow Garden Festival as we feature another tram which was back on home territory – Paisley 68.

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Crich and Seaton announce plans to re-open

Following the latest relaxation of Covid-19 restrictions in England (Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland have separate rules made by their devolved governments), as from 4th July it will be possible for tourist attractions to reopen – and this includes heritage … Continue reading

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What’s New on British Trams Online?

We are back into the archives for this week’s set of photos as we go back 15 years to the Crich Tramway Village Tramathon:

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Trams &: Sheffield 74 & buses

We are heading back 12 years to 2008 for our latest look at a tram and other vehicles – and what a line-up we have for this time around!

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Crich launch appeal for funds

There can be no doubting that one of the major impacts of the Coronavirus pandemic has been financial for many businesses and organisations across the country. The Crich Tramway Village has now been fully closed for over two months (last … Continue reading

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Trams &: Leeds 602 & buses

Included in this edition of “Trams &” we see a bus previously featured in this series plus an additional bus and, of course, a tram.

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Crich outside and woodland spaces to open on Bank Holiday Monday

With the current government recommendations allowing unlimited outside exercise and for any distance from your home within England as long as you continue to social distance and don’t stay overnight, the Crich Tramway Village have announced that their outside spaces, … Continue reading

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Trams &: London Transport 1622 & Western bus 2341

We make another visit to Crich for this image of a tram and another vehicle. This time its London Transport 1622 with a single decker bus dating from the 1970s.

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Trams &: Gateshead 5 & Barnsley bus 5

In this edition of “Trams &” we feature a tram and a bus at Crich, both of which are now part of the collection but we actually see them together before this happened as we head back to 2007.

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Picture in Time: Blackpool 166

Another dip into the archives of trams at Crich this week and its another Blackpool tram featuring – Toastrack 166.

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Picture in Time: Blackpool & Fleetwood 2

We move forward a little more in time for the next couple of weeks as we reach 1990 for some more images from the archives at Crich.

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In Pictures: Robert Whetstone Models in operation

It was planned that once again in 2020 once a month  at Crich that if you ventured into the Great Exhibition Hall you may have seen some trams actually running. They may not be full scale trams – those in … Continue reading

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More Coronavirus updates

Sunday services on the West Midlands Metro are to run to a revised schedule from Sunday 12th April as they seek to operate a service which still enables key workers to travel whilst also taking into consideration the reduction in … Continue reading

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Picture in Time: Leeds 602

Back to Crich for this edition of “Picture in Time” and having been in the 1960s for the last couple of weeks we now move forward to the 1970s. And the tram we feature is one which we have seen … Continue reading

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Picture in Time: Glasgow 1297

We stay in the 1960s for this latest edition of “Picture in Time” with a view of another Glasgow tram in action at Crich.

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Trams in Video: Crich Tramway Village – The Big Shunt, November 2017

In this week’s video offering we are off to the Crich Tramway Village as we feature footage from “The Big Shunt” which took place at the start of November 2017. This took place in order to clear the depot II … Continue reading

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2020 did begin at Crich before suspension

We’ve reported in depth on the closures and suspensions as a result of Coronavirus but before they started to be announced the Crich Tramway Village did start operating for 2020 on Saturday 14th March but this article kept getting put … Continue reading

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Picture in Time: Glasgow 812

Starting this evening we are back with “Picture in Time” and some traditional trams from Crich over the next few weeks. We start off by heading back some 52 years to the early days of the museum.

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