Category Archives: Crich Tramway Village

Bournemouth 85 gets a visit from the TMS

It may be recalled that, some time ago, the Tramway Museum Society announced that Bournemouth 85 would be joining the national collection at Crich. On 13th June, a small team of volunteers from the Crich workshop travelled to Christchurch to … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Beside the Seaside ends at Crich

The nine day special event, Beside the Seaside, at the Crich Tramway Village ended on Sunday 4th June, although unfortunately the weather had turned by this time with heavy rain hitting Derbyshire. On this day there were delays to the … Continue reading

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Picture in Time: Glasgow 1115

Today Picture in Time is showing us an image from Crich with a look at one of the trams which has now been withdrawn from service for many years – Glasgow 1115.

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Two more Photo Galleries for you this week:

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In Pictures: Beside the Seaside at Crich

Currently underway is one of the most popular family orientated events of the year at Crich – Beside the Seaside. Lasting for a full nine days the event sees a small part of Derbyshire become a seaside resort – in … Continue reading

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Crich get their buckets and spades ready

Beside the Seaside, one of the most popular family events held at the Crich Tramway Village – home of the National Tramway Museum, will once again be taking place over the May Half Term holiday from Saturday 27th May to … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Horse Tram Day at Crich

Thursday 11th May saw the first use of Sheffield 15 at Crich for 2017 with Joseph once again on hand to provide the horse power. This was the first of six occasions this year when 15 will in use with … Continue reading

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In Pictures: New ceiling for Sheffield 74

2016 was the first year for two decades that Sheffield 74 did not operate at the Crich Tramway Village. It may be remembered that the popular Edwardian tramcar had been withdrawn from service due to excessive mould growth on its … Continue reading

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Picture in Time: Blackpool & Fleetwood 2 and Grimsby & Immingham 20

Today Picture in Time is in Crich for an early archive image of the National Tramway Museum with two trams in the shot.

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In Pictures: A sunny Sunday at Crich

A bonus selection of photos for you from the Crich Tramway Village on a sunny Sunday afternoon five different trams on the mainline: Glasgow 22, Blackpool 166, MET 331, Liverpool 869 and Berlin 223 006-4. Hazel Quarmby provides us with … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Blackpool Jubilee 762 commissioned at Crich

No sooner has we uploaded the last story when some photos of Blackpool Jubilee 762 drop into our inbox! As we briefly mentioned in the story on the KLV’s test run, the completion of the work on 058 allowed Blackpool … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Tramlink KLV 058 on test at Crich

Recent visitors to Crich will have noticed that the stub track on the centre of the depot fan has been a bit more empty than usual with normal resident Croydon Tramlink KLV 058 in the workshop. The vehicle had required … Continue reading

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National Lottery support confirmed for Crich First World War Memorial sculptures

The Heritage Lottery Fund and Arts Council England have confirmed support for a lasting legacy to the tramway men, women and their families whose lives were lost or changed by the Great War in the form of a series of … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Blackpool Boat 236 official relaunch into service

Last week we reported on how Blackpool Boat 236 had re-entered service at Crich following workshop attention over the winter and now the work has been recognised with an official relaunch of the tram on Tuesday 25th April when it … Continue reading

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Blackpool Boat car 236 – looking as good as new!

Blackpool Boat car 236 has been receiving some attention in the Crich Tramway Village workshop over the winter months, returning it to a more original appearance. This work has now been completed and the tram returned to service on 20th … Continue reading

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Picture in Time: Vienna 4225

Today Picture in Time is heading back to Crich for a view of a tram which although it remains on site at the home of the National Tramway Museum in 2017 is in a different identity. It is Vienna 4225 … Continue reading

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Three new Photo Galleries for you this week with photos coming from Crich, Heaton Park and Manchester Metrolink:

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In Pictures: First UDE of 2017 at Crich

Saturday 8th April saw the first Ultimate Tram Driving Experience of the year at Crich with Liverpool 869 the tram chosen for the role. Alongside 869 a three car service operated – Chesterfield 7, Glasgow 22 and London County Council … Continue reading

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Picture in Time: Bournemouth 85

A tram which was in the news last year for its transfer of ownership is the feature of today’s Picture in Time – Bournemouth 85.

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New exhibition at Crich for 2017

Arms to Armistice is a new exhibition at the Crich Tramway Village – the second in the series of exhibitions to examine how the outbreak of the First World War affected the tramways of Britain. This exhibition looks at the … Continue reading

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