Category Archives: Crich Tramway Village

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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Box 40 returns to Crich

After the end of its successful six month loan spell in the north eats at Beamish, Blackpool & Fleetwood Box 40 is now safely back at the Crich Tramway Village; the first time it has seen Derbyshire for a little … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Shunting and trams in service at Crich

As the school holidays start to come to an end (possibly much to the relief of some!) its time for those last few family trips before its back to school and at Crich a number of activities have been on … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Classic Transport Gathering at Crich

The Sunday and Monday of the August Bank Holiday weekend was met with fine and sunny weather at the Crich Tramway Village as their latest Classic Transport Gathering took place featuring visiting vehicles dating from pre-1979. On Sunday 25th August … Continue reading

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Picture in Time: Edinburgh 35

At first glance this week you would think we had made a mistake in featuring Edinburgh 35 as our Blackpool archive image but of course this tram spent a period on the Fylde Coast in the mid-1980s and as such … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Another successful WWII Home Front event at Crich

What is about the 1940s events at Crich which seems to encourage extreme weather? With the Easter 2018 version having to be partially abandoned because of snow the August 2019 event saw strong winds invade on day one of the … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Model Trams on display at Crich

If you look around the edge of the Great Exhibition Hall at Crich you will find a myriad of model trams on display, with some of them occasionally being demonstrated at the once a month Model Tram days. This article … Continue reading

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In Pictures: More trams at Crich

Although no specific special event was taking place at the Crich Tramway Village on Saturday 4th August there was still a good number of visitors with an almost full car park viewed during the afternoon. A standard three tram service … Continue reading

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In Preview: Crich heads back to the 1940s again

It is always one of best attended events of the year at Crich and the second World War II Home Front weekend of 2019 will be taking place on Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th August with the usual mix of … Continue reading

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In Pictures: The new look Glory Mine

We’ve already taken a brief look at the new look Glory Mine terminus at Crich and in this pictorial we take a more detailed view of the slightly revised layout including the old siding still in situ although unconnected. Photos … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Bluebird on the move – and other Crich images

Just to prove that things never stay still for too long, no sooner has we given a Workshop update from Crich Tramway Village than one of the three long-term residents was on the move. The tram in question was London … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Crich goes Postal with a new exhibition

The chances are if you reading this website when you visit Crich you concentrate mainly on the operating trams or those at rest in the depot and Exhibition Hall. But if you have some spare time there are also a … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Trams in the works at Crich

The workshops at the Crich Tramway Village are usually a hive of activity with major projects in hand to bring more trams into service and the situation is no different at the moment with three major projects taking place. The … Continue reading

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This week on British Trams Online

It may be a day early this week but our latest main site update is now online with another couple of Photo Galleries added:

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In Preview: Build in Bricks at Crich – 25th to 31st July

One of the most popular new family orientated events at the Crich Tramway Village didn’t have anything to do with large scale trams but did result in a stunning mosaic depicting Glasgow 812! It was the Build in Bricks event … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Sheffield 15 and Joseph star in the sun at Crich

Mix a warm and sunny day with Joseph the horse and Sheffield 15 in operation at Crich and what do you have? A healthy number of visitors to the Crich Tramway Village that’s what! Monday 15th July saw the latest … Continue reading

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