Category Archives: Crich Tramway Village

More progress on Crich track relay

As we’ve already reported this winter, the major winter maintenance project at the Crich Tramway Village concerns the relaying of the double track between Victoria Park and the single line post on the way to Wakebridge. Before Christmas we saw … Continue reading

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They ran in 2019…

Bringing 2019 to a close – its all looking forward from here on in! – we take one final look at those trams which ran on heritage tramways during the year. As far as we know this is a complete … Continue reading

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They Ran in 2019: Leeds 399

As this series starts to come to a conclusion we head to the East Midlands for the last time and take a look at Leeds 399 in operation at the Crich Tramway Village.

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They Ran in 2019: Sheffield 15

We take a break from Blackpool trams today as we feature the only operation horse tram in the UK – Sheffield 15.

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In Pictures: Crich winter work continues

As we’ve already reported a few times the main winter closure maintenance job at the Crich Tramway Village is relaying of the double track between Victoria Park and the single line staff heading in the direction of Wakebridge and as … Continue reading

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15 Years Apart: Leeds 345

We take a look at another tram which has changed a lot over the past 15 years today. It is Leeds 345 which was in the midst of a major restoration in 2004 and is now firmly operational.

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They Ran in 2019: Blackpool & Fleetwood Box 40

Hopefully your Christmas dinner was everything you hoped it would be and you are now relaxing and getting ready for the Queen’s speech! If you or if you’re not it doesn’t matter as in the meantime you have another British … Continue reading

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They Ran in 2019: Blackpool Jubilee 762

On this Christmas Eve afternoon we take a look at another Blackpool tram which has managed to find a home at Crich – Jubilee 762.

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They Ran in 2019: Blackpool Toastrack 166

After yesterday’s foray to Blackpool today’s “They Ran in 2019” is again a Blackpool tram but this time it’s a tram which has left its former home to find a new home in Derbyshire at the Crich Tramway Village. The … Continue reading

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15 Years Apart: Metropolitan Electric Tramways 331

It is another case of look carefully to see if you can notice any differences for “15 Years Apart” today as we are back at Crich to take a look at Metropolitan Electric Tramways 331.

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They Ran in 2019: Glasgow 22

It is time to head back to Crich for this latest look at a tram that ran in 2019. This time we feature a tram which originates from north of the border – Glasgow 22.

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More progress on Crich winter track replacement

Rapid progress seems to be being made on the track replacement of the track between Victoria Park and the single line staff on the way to the Wakebridge with attention now being turned towards the relaying phase.

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They Ran in 2019: London County Council 106

Today we take a look at another tram which ran in service over the past year at Crich – London County Council 106.

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15 Years Apart: Blackpool Brush 630

As we reach the half-way point of “15 Years Apart” we again feature a tram from Blackpool but as we saw earlier this month this is a tram which has since moved away and been preserved at Crich. The tram … Continue reading

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They Ran in 2019: Chesterfield 7

Today we are back at Crich to take a look at Chesterfield 7 – another tram which “Ran in 2019”.

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15 Years Apart: Berlin 3006/223 006-4

Whilst most of this series coming from Crich shows a tram looking more or less as it did 15 years ago this time we feature a tram from mainland Europe which has not only bee renumbered but also repainted – … Continue reading

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They Ran in 2019: Liverpool 869

Today’s tram which “Ran in 2019” is another of the national collection at Crich – Liverpool 869.

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2020 Special event dates confirmed for Crich

As we build up to the end of the year we start to like to have a look at what we is offer for 2020 and the latest tramway to announce their special events is the Crich Tramway Village. The … Continue reading

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15 Years Apart: Leeds 180

This edition of “15 Years Apart” is off to Crich where we take a look at a tram which has changed very little in the timeframe we are looking at – Leeds 180.

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They Ran in 2019: Sheffield 74

We move from Blackpool to Crich for today’s look at a tram which ran during 2019 – its Sheffield 74.

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