Category Archives: Crich Tramway Village

In Pictures: Newcastle 102 under attention at Crich

Although the main ongoing restoration project at Crich Tramway Village at the moment is London County Council 1, that hasn’t stopped work from being started on a major overhaul for Newcastle 102 which is being funded by members of the … Continue reading

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Picture in Time: Paisley 68 & Newcastle 102

Open top trams are always popular – no matter whether you are by the seaside or alongside a quarry in the Derbyshire countryside! In this edition of Picture in Time we feature two of Crich’s examples of open toppers; neither … Continue reading

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A makeover for London Transport 1622

As reported previously on this website, London Transport 1622 has recently moved into the workshop at Crich Tramway Village for preparations to be made for an overhaul which will allow the tram to return to regular service. This will include … Continue reading

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Picture in Time: Gateshead 5

A tram which last ran in passenger service at Crich in 2007 is Gateshead 5 and it is that tram which we feature in our archive photo series today with a black and white image.

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September Review – Crich: No. 16 – Blackpool Standard 40

Just before you head off for your New Year’s celebrations we have one final update for you as we conclude our look at September’s Simply Trams event at Crich. The final star of this series is Blackpool Standard 40.

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September Review – Crich: No. 15 – Inside the depots

Over the winter of 2017/18 major work was undertaken on the depots at Crich which saw them improved to conserve the trams better in the future. This resulted in a very different view with internal walls included for the first … Continue reading

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September Review – Crich: No. 14 – More views of Works Cars

Today as we head back to Crich we feature more photos of Works Cars in action with two locomotives in the frame.

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September Review – Crich: No. 13 – Open Air through the Derbyshire countryside

Hopefully Santa has visited you all by now and you are enjoying your Christmas festivities and now as an added present we bring you our second set of photos of the day. This time we are back at Crich and … Continue reading

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September Review – Crich: No. 12 – Sheffield 510

Today we have another one of the operational trams at Crich in images. This is currently the only operational electric tram from Sheffield in the national collection and it is of course Sheffield 510 complete with its special Last Tram … Continue reading

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September Review – Crich: No. 11 – Blackpool 762

Another Blackpool tram in today’s look at Crich’s Simply Trams event – and a tram, or to more precise its livery, that continues to divide opinion amongst enthusiasts. It is of course Blackpool Jubilee 762 which carries an all over … Continue reading

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Progress made on Glory Mine relay

Whilst Crich Tramway Village may have closed to the public at the start of November that doesn’t mean that everyone has packed up and gone home – far from it! The big winter project this year is the relaying of … Continue reading

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September Review – Crich: No. 10 – Stephenson Place

During events like Simply Trams Stephenson Place often provides some excellent photographic opportunities with the trams queuing up for their turn to move forward to the loading stop and this event was no different. In today’s retrospective we turn our … Continue reading

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September Review – Crich: No. 9 – Liverpool 869

Another one of the operational tram fleet at Crich is Liverpool 869, and it is that very tram which we feature in photos today.

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September Review – Crich: No. 8 – Anniversary line-ups

With the theme for 2018’s Simply Trams being anniversaries and birthdays there were a number of photo line-ups on that theme with several of the collection being lucky enough to be celebrating significant anniversaries.

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In Pictures: Glasgow 812 sees the daylight at Crich

Glasgow 812 may have been a popular member of the Crich Tramway Village operational fleet for many years, but for some time now the enclosed Glasgow ‘Standard’ car has been out of service, awaiting its turn in the workshops for … Continue reading

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September Review – Crich: No. 7 – Leeds Trams

The current operational fleet at Crich consists of three trams which plied their trade in West Yorkshire on Leeds Corporation Tramways. These are 180, 345 and 399 and they all feature in today’s look back at Simply Trams.

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September Review – Crich: No. 6 – Blackpool & Fleetwood Rack 2

An unexpected tram in use during Simply Trams was Blackpool & Fleetwood Rack 2 with the tram having previously been withdrawn from service requiring a space in the workshop. But with the tram itself being 120 years old – and … Continue reading

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September Review – Crich: No. 5 – Wakebridge The Terminus!

As part of the event at the start of the day trams only ran as far as Wakebridge as 2018 marked the 40th anniversary that the line to Glory Mine was opened. In today’s look back at September’s events we … Continue reading

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September Review – Crich: No. 4 – Blackpool 167

Today we feature one of the many Blackpool trams in the national collection – Blackpool Pantograph 167. This is another tram currently part of the operational fleet and that is exactly what is was doing on 1st September.

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September Review – Crich: No. 3 – Chesterfield 7

A regular member of the operational fleet at Crich – and the most local of the operational trams for that matter – is Chesterfield 7 and that is the latest subject of our Crich September retrospective.

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