Category Archives: Crich Tramway Village

In Pictures: In the Workshops at Crich

We’ve reported a lot over the past few weeks about the restorations at Crich coming toward an end and now we get the chance to look around the Workshops just to see what progress has been made on the three … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Derby 1 & Cardiff 21 on display at Crich

Sunday 2nd May saw Crich give visitors a final chance to see Derby 1 and Cardiff 21 out in the open ahead of their departures for Clay Cross and Cardiff respectively with some old friends also joining in the fun … Continue reading

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Crich to reopen interior areas from 17th May

After the latest government announcement of progress along the “roadmap” to easing restrictions it has been confirmed that from Monday 17th May the interior areas at the Crich Tramway Village will be able to reopen. This will include the indoor … Continue reading

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Whatever Happened To? Crich Tramathon 2005 – Chesterfield 7

In this latest edition of “Whatever Happened To?” we move on from the Blackpool trams which ran in passenger service and today feature Chesterfield 7.

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What’s New on British Trams Online? 8th May 2021

There are two Photo Galleries added to the site as part of this week’s main site update – from the USA and Crich:

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Whatever Happened To? Crich Tramathon 2005 – Blackpool & Fleetwood 2

After featuring four trams which all remain in the operational fleet now, today’s star of “Whatever Happened To?” has not been so lucky as it is currently a static exhibit requiring workshop attention before it can be considered for a … Continue reading

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New additions to Crich’s Woodland Walk

While most of you reading this website will have one main aim from visiting the Crich Tramway Village – the trams in case you wondered! – there are also other attractions on offer for the general public, none more so … Continue reading

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What’s New on British Trams Online? 1st May 2021

As we enter May our latest main site update has been uploaded with a set of photos coming from September 2007 at Crich:

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In Pictures: London Transport 1622 returns to the rails

Having last run in service during 2016, all being well 2021 should see a return to service of London Transport 1622 at the Crich Tramway Village with the tram making a brief appearance out on the mainline on Saturday 24th … Continue reading

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Whatever Happened To? Crich Tramathon 2005 – Blackpool 167

Today “Whatever Happened To?” continues its look at those trams which operated during the Crich Tramway Village Tramathon on 12th June 2005 and this time we have reached Blackpool 167.

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Updated list of Heritage Tramways planned operation for 2021

This is the latest list of when you can enjoy a ride on a heritage tram across the British Isles in 2021. Updated up to and including Monday 26th April this list only includes those tramways which have announced an … Continue reading

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Whatever Happened To? Crich Tramathon 2005 – Blackpool 166

We return to “Whatever Happened To?” today as we feature the next tram on the list of those which operated during the 2005 Tramathon at the Crich Tramway Village. That tram is Blackpool 166.

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What’s New on British Trams Online? 17th April 2021

There is another double helping of photos added to the site this week – coming from Sintra and Crich.

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All change at Crich as Derby 1 and Cardiff 21 get set to say goodbye

2021 looks set to be a year of change at the Crich Tramway Village with restorations start to come to a conclusion while work will start on the major restoration of Blackpool Brush Railcoach 298. With 298 set to be … Continue reading

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Trams are back at Crich and Seaton!

You’ll probably have seen the news headlines today as the queues of people outside non-essential shops as they reopened for the first time since January but that isn’t all that has been able to re-open following the latest relaxation of … Continue reading

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Whatever Happened To? Crich Tramathon 2005 – Blackpool 40

Continuing our series of “Whatever Happened To?” featuring the trams which ran at the Crich Tramway Village Tramathon 2005 today we take a look at one of the workhorses of the operational fleet – Blackpool 40.

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Crich receive £204,000 from latest round of Culture Recovery Fund

The Crich Tramway Village – home of the National Tramway Museum – has confirmed that have been awarded £204,000 from the latest round of funding in the Government’s Culture Recovery Fund. The money will allow staff to be brought back … Continue reading

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Whatever Happened To? Crich Tramathon 2005 – Berlin 3006

Its time for the return of our then and now series “Whatever Happened To?” as we take a random event or class of trams and see any changes which have happened over the years. Our latest subject is the trams … Continue reading

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Leeds 345 celebrates its centenary

With the heyday of the British tram being in the early years of the 20th century there are plenty of significant anniversaries which have celebrated over recent years and the latest tram in the Crich Tramway Village collection to reach … Continue reading

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Trams &: Sheffield 510 & bus

Today’s “Trams &” is off to the Crich Tramway Village’s “Best of Sheffield” event in May 2014 again as we take a look at the most modern of trams from the South Yorkshire city held as part of the national … Continue reading

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