Category Archives: Crich Tramway Village

Picture in Time: Glasgow 1282

For this edition of Picture in Time we are heading to Derbyshire countryside as we take a look at one of the members of the national collection at Crich – Glasgow 1282.

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In Pictures: Rare trams get washed at Crich!

Over the past few months, quite a number of trams at Crich have been treated to a thorough external clean, including some members of the static fleet which had not been washed for quite some time and were well due … Continue reading

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Crich announce ‘Big Shunt 2′ – the sequel!

Back in 2014, Crich Tramway Village allowed enthusiasts to view a series of shunting moves with various trams being moved in and out of the Exhibition Hall in connection with some changes to the displays within. The day, dubbed ‘The … Continue reading

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We have a midweek update for you this week and there is one main item – photos from Crich!

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In Pictures: Bournemouth 85 & Friends!

As we have already reported on British Trams Online, Bournemouth 85 was the undisputed star of the show at Crich Tramway Village’s ‘Tram Day’ on Saturday 16th September. Bearing this in mind, and because we are rather taken with it, … Continue reading

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Event Report: Crich ‘Tram Day’, 16th September 2017

The annual enthusiasts event at Crich Tramway Village – now known simply as ‘Tram Day’ – is commonly regarded as one of the highlights of the year for fans of traditional trams in the UK, and 2017′s event was certainly … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Brush 630 heads off to Blackpool

No sooner had it played a major role in Tram Day at Crich then Blackpool Brush Railcoach 630 was transferred to the Workshop for preparations to be made for its visit to its old home tramway. Indeed on Monday 18th … Continue reading

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In Preview: Tram Day at Crich Tramway Village

Tram Day, the annual main enthusiast’s event at the Crich Tramway Village, takes place on Saturday 16th September. We already knew that recently arrived Bournemouth 85 was expected to play a starring role in the day but it has now … Continue reading

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This week on British Trams Online

This week we bring you another couple of Photo Galleries:

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Bournemouth 85 to star at Crich ‘Tram Day’

The main enthusiast event for 2017 at Crich Tramway Village just got a lot more exciting, with the news that recent arrival Bournemouth 85 is set to be the star attraction this year! The tram is set to be displayed … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Bournemouth 85 – the unloading

We have already reported on the arrival of Bournemouth 85 at Crich on Friday 25th August – but as it is so exciting we couldn’t resist sharing some more images of its arrival! This time the tram is shown being … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Bournemouth 85 arrives at Crich

The arrival of a new addition to the collection of trams at the National Tramway Museum, Crich is always an exciting event – and it is made that bit more special when the tram in question is from a system … Continue reading

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In Pictures: A busy Horse Tram Day at Crich

The latest chance to enjoy a horse tram ride on the British mainland was on Tuesday 22nd August with Joseph again visiting Crich to pull Sheffield 15 between Town End and the Depot crossover. The day saw six different trams … Continue reading

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630 to join in with Blackpool’s Brush car birthday party!

Having already borrowed two preserved tramcars for 2017, Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours have now revealed that they will shortly be getting a third! Blackpool Brush Railcoach 630 is the latest tram to be confirmed to be heading to the seaside. … Continue reading

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Fresh paint for Sheffield 74

Not previously reported on British Trams Online is that Sheffield 74 is currently being treated to a complete exterior repaint in the workshop at Crich Tramway Village. The tram was already under attention to replace its mouldy top deck ceiling … Continue reading

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In Pictures: More from Crich WWII Home Front Event

We reported at the weekend how Leeds 345 had received wartime additions as part of the WWII Home Front event which was taking place at Crich but that wasn’t all that was happening during the event. A regular tram service … Continue reading

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More photos for you to enjoy this week…

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In Pictures: Leeds 345 goes to war

As part of the World War II Home Front event taking place this weekend at the Crich Tramway Village (including tomorrow, Sunday 13th August if you’re at a loose end!) Leeds 345 has received war time additions with blackout curtains, … Continue reading

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In Pictures: First Purple Tram Friday at Crich

Friday 11th August saw the very first Purple Tram Friday at Crich with Blackpool Jubilee 762 in service as part of a standard three tram service. 762 carries an all over advert for Nickelodeon Land at Blackpool’s Pleasure Beach and … Continue reading

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Purple Tram Fridays come to Crich

Blackpool Jubilee 762 is certainly a tram that polarises opinion but has proven to be popular with children thanks to its old Nickelodeon Land all over advert with various cartoon characters including Spongebob Squarepants on the ends. Over the past … Continue reading

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