Category Archives: Crich Tramway Village

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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Picture in Time: Vienna 4225

Another image from Crich features in this edition of Picture in Time as we head back nearly 47 years for a view of a tram which has a different identity today.

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They’ve run in 2019…

In this new article – which will continue to be updated as and when more trams enter service for the first time time this year – we take a look at all of those trams which have operated in passenger … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Trams to Glory Mine

Ever since the 2019 season got underway at Crich there has been a revised service running with the work on the track renewal at Glory Mine having overrun. At times the service has only run as far as Wakebridge whilst … Continue reading

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Picture in Time: Manchester 765

One of the most well travelled trams around the country is the feature of today’s edition of Picture in Time. It is a tram which at the time of our image was to be found at Crich and has recently … Continue reading

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In Preview: Classic Motorcycle Day at Crich

The next special event to take place at the Crich Tramway Village will be the Classic Motorcycle Day on Sunday 7th July where the normal tram service will be joined by hundreds of classic motorcycles and, hopefully, plenty of visitors!

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Picture in Time: London County Council 106

In this week’s traditional tram Picture in Time we are once again at Crich as we take a look at an ever popular open topper, it is London County Council 106.

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Picture in Time: Glasgow 812

Today our dip into the archives stays in Crich for a view of a regular performer in service – Glasgow 812.

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In Pictures: Just a normal day at Crich

As enthusiasts we tend to concentrate on the big events at heritage tramways with lots of trams in service, rare moves etc. but for the majority of the year it’s a far more sedate and calm affair. Take Crich as … Continue reading

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Picture in Time: Blackpool 49, Blackpool 607 & Blackpool 710

We return to Crich for the next few weeks of the Traditional Tram Picture in Time series, starting in 1985 including a couple of loan trams.

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Work continues on returning Bluebird to service

In what has been volunteers week the workshops at Crich continue to be a hive of activity with three major projects ongoing with a view to returning more trams to the operational fleet. With Newcastle 102 and London Transport 1622 … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Beside the Seaside at Crich

Over the past few years one event which has become more and more popular at the Crich Tramway Village has been Beside the Seaside. Taking place over nine days with extra attractions such as a Fun Fair and seaside entertainment … Continue reading

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Crich on the outlook for new volunteer tram crew

Have you ever thought about becoming a tram conductor but haven’t know what to do about it? Well if you have now is your chance to volunteer at the Crich Tramway Village, home of the National Tramway Museum, with a … Continue reading

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Work continues at Glory Mine

The big winter project at the Crich Tramway Village was the complete track relay and rewire of the formation at Glory Mine and now some two months after the museum opened for the season work is coming to an end … Continue reading

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Picture in Time: Bournemouth 85

This week as we continue our look into the archives we feature a tram now part of the national collection at Crich – it is Bournemouth 85.

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In Pictures: A windy day at Crich

Trams may now be running through to Glory Mine again at Crich – with passengers still unable to alight there whist the work is completed – but it was a different story on Saturday 27th April when the effects of … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Works Cars in the depot at Crich

We recently featured photos of Sheffield trams in the depot at Crich which raised the question – just where was Glasgow 1282? Well as this latest image from the home of the National Tramway Museum shows it hasn’t run away … Continue reading

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In Preview: Beer and Bands combine at Crich

The May Day Bank Holiday will once again see the Beer and Bands event at the Crich Tramway Village with a number of bands confirmed to appear over the two days of the event – Sunday 5th and Monday 6th … Continue reading

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Trams to return to Glory Mine in time for the 1940s

Since the Crich Tramway Village re-opened for the 2019 season all trams have only been running between Town End and Wakebridge because of the over-running track and overhead works at Glory Mine. But now in time for Easter – and … Continue reading

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New vicar goes for a tram ride

The Parish of Crich and South Wingfield – which covers the area around the Crich Tramway Village – has a new vicar and to celebrate the fact he went for a tram ride and had his reception at the museum … Continue reading

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