Category Archives: Crich Tramway Village

In Pictures: Newcastle 102 starts testing

We’ve recently seen one Newcastle tram made available for service again – 114 at Beamish after a protracted motor overhaul – and now another one is on the road to return. This time we are talking about Newcastle 102 which … Continue reading

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Whatever Happened To? Crich Tramathon 2005 – GMJ

And so we come to the 28th and final part of this, the third, series of “Whatever Happened To?” where we have been taking a look at all the trams and works vehicles which ran on the mainline during the … Continue reading

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Whatever Happened To? Crich Tramathon 2005 – Sheffield Works 330

Another Works Car not currently commissioned for service features in this edition of “Whatever Happened To?” as we view Sheffield Works 330 which also made it out onto the mainline during Crich’s 2005 Tramathon.

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Classic Motorcycle Day returns to Crich – Sunday 3rd October

Classic Motorcycle Day – one of the more popular events days each year – returns to the Crich Tramway Village on Sunday 3rd October with the 4th annual event taking place combining the passions of vintage trams and classic motorcycles … Continue reading

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Whatever Happened To? Crich Tramathon 2005 – Sheffield 510

Today’s “Whatever Happened To?” features a tram which has been regularly in the operational fleet at Crich in recent years but at the 2005 Tramathon was confined to a static display role at Wakebridge.

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What’s New on British Trams Online? 22nd September 2021

We have a bumper Photo Gallery for you this week as we feature images from Crich’s Tram Day at the weekend:

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Workshop takes centre stage at Crich’s Tram Day

It was the return of the main enthusiast event of the year at the Crich Tramway Village on Saturday 18th September with a one day spectacular to showcase the operational fleet and for some rare photographic opportunities. During this year’s … Continue reading

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Whatever Happened To? Crich Tramathon 2005 – Leeds 345

This time in “Whatever Happened To?” we feature a tram which was reaching the end of its major restoration although hadn’t quite made it with its return to service not being until the following year. Here we see Leeds 345 … Continue reading

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Leeds 180 and Blackpool Western Train return to service

The past few days have seen two old favourites return to the rails – one at Crich and the other up in Blackpool. While at Crich it was a tram which ran last year for the Blackpool tram it was … Continue reading

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Tram Day is back at Crich – this Saturday!

It seems to have been a long time (two years in fact!) but Saturday 18th September finally sees the return of Tram Day at Crich with up to 14 passenger trams due to be in service during the day plus … Continue reading

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Whatever Happened To? Crich Tramathon 2005 – Leeds Tower Wagon 2

Another Works Car which ran at the 2005 Crich Tramathon was Leeds Tower Wagon 2, a vehicle which is now stored in the depots but at that time had been commissioned for service.

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In Pictures: August Bank Holiday views from Crich

In this pictorial update we head to the Crich Tramway Vuillage on Bank Holiday Monday, 30th August. This was the day when the track fault was discovered preventing trams from travelling any further north than just beyond Victoria Park (a … Continue reading

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Whatever Happened To? Crich Tramathon 2005 – Halle 902

Of all the trams we have featured during this series of “Whatever Happened To?” the only tram which is not currently at Crich is Halle 902. And its Halle 902 we feature today.

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They’ve Run in 2021!

This is our early September update to keep tabs on which trams have run on heritage tramways across the British Isles so far during 2021. There hasn’t been a huge amount of movement in the past month although Beamish has … Continue reading

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Track issues lead to short running at Crich

Anyone visiting the Crich Tramway Village on Tuesday 31st August has only been able to enjoy a shorter than usual tram ride after a track fault was discovered the previous day. Trams were only able to run between Town End … Continue reading

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Whatever Happened To? Crich Tramathon 2005 – Blackpool Electric Locomotive

In this edition of “Whatever Happened To?” we feature the first of the Works cars which made it out onto the mainline – Blackpool Electric Locomotive.

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In Pictures: A trip to Crich during August

Another pictorial article with the photos this time coming from the Crich Tramway Village. Whole special events have now returned to the museum for most of the week it remains the standard three tram service with it no longer the … Continue reading

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Whatever Happened To? Crich Tramathon 2005 – Blackpool 4

We’ve covered the trams which ran in passenger service during the 2005 Tramathon at Crich but 12th June 2005 also saw a number of other trams and works vehicles which were out on the mainline for various different reasons. In … Continue reading

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Picture in Time: Johannesburg 60

Its time for another look into the tram photographic archives as we go back to 1979 and Crich.

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Whatever Happened To? Crich Tramathon 2005 – Southampton 45

It was the tram that in effect started the Tramway Museum Society and it is the last car which ran in passenger service during the 2005 Tramathon. Today “Whatever Happened To?” features Southampton 45.

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