Category Archives: Crich Tramway Village

Events Coming this week…

The Bank Holiday is near and then it’s the May Half Term school holidays so still plenty of family orientated events to enjoy on tramways in the British Isles. This round-up look at what’s happening from Monday 27th May to … Continue reading

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In Pictures: A trip to the Crich Tramway Village

In this latest visit to the Crich Tramway Village we take a look at the sights of the operating service on Sunday 11th May. With pleasant sunny weather this visit saw the current “nice weather” selection of trams – Blackpool … Continue reading

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Picture in Time: Blackpool Electric Locomotive & Crane 4

Its time for another change of location for “Picture in Time” with the next set of photos coming from Crich.

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In Pictures: Bluebird takes flight to Glory Mine

One of the most complex restorations to have been undertaken in the workshop at the Crich Tramway Village is now starting to reach a conclusion. Work on London County Council 1 – aka Bluebird – started in June 2014 when … Continue reading

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Events coming this week…

As we approach the second of our Bank Holidays in May there are more events to enjoy across the British Isles…

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The seaside returns to Crich this May Half Term holiday

The Crich Tramway Village – which is pretty much as land locked as you could hope to find! – will once again be going to the seaside during the May Half Term school holidays. Seaside Fun will be taking place … Continue reading

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They’ve Run in 2024!

We take another look to see which heritage trams have run in service so far in 2024 on tramways across the British Isles. There has been some movement since we last ran this article with more trams being used at … Continue reading

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Events coming this week…

From the chance to see behind the scenes of a tram restoration to a dog show there’s an eclectic mix of events over the coming week…

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Chesterfield 7 returns to service at Crich

Whilst the majority of trams which have carried passengers at the Crich Tramway Village so far in 2024 were part of the operating fleet at times last year, the latest tram to be used for the first time does not … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Blackpool 167 enters service at Crich

The variety of trams available for service at the Crich Tramway Village continues to increase with Blackpool 167 the latest to be used for the first time in 2024. The Pantograph car entered service on Thursday 2nd May when it … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Another April visit to Crich

We return to the Crich Tramway Village for another set of photos in this article as we see more images from a normal operating day during April – the first full month of operation for the tramway in 2024. On … Continue reading

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In Pictures: A look inside the Workshop at Crich

As the season progresses at the Crich Tramway Village we have gradually been seeing more trams enter service with (at the time of writing) ten different trams having been used in service so far. Meanwhile, in the Workshop further trams … Continue reading

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In Pictures: In the Workshop and around the depots at Crich

We recently featured a pictorial article from the Crich Tramway Village of trams out on the mainline in service and in this accompanying report we now take a look at the Workshop and around the depot. The Workshop section concentrates … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Trams back running at Crich

As you’ll have already read after a delay to the operating season for trams at Crich they started to run along the line again from Easter Saturday, 30th March 2024. Our first photos of the season come from two weeks … Continue reading

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They’ve Run in 2024!

For the first time this year we take a look at which heritage trams have run in service during 2024 across the British Isles. To remind you this article aim to feature which heritage trams have run in passenger service … Continue reading

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Crich operating season gets underway

It may have been delayed by several weeks but trams have now started running at the Crich Tramway Village again with the first passengers carried on Saturday 30th March after the completion of repairs which had caused the delay.

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Trams to start running again at Crich tomorrow!

After the much publicised and debated lack of operating trams at the Crich Tramway Village this year it has been confirmed that they will start running again from Saturday 30th March – that’s tomorrow! Now that news surely does make … Continue reading

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Another delay for trams at Crich

It has been announced that the delay to the start of tram services for 2024 at the Crich Tramway Village will continue with work on the electrical supply still ongoing. At the moment there is no definite date for the … Continue reading

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Another delay to start of trams running at Crich for 2024

It has been announced that trams will not start running at the Crich Tramway Village until Saturday 23rd March. The museum site will be opening to the public again from Saturday 16th March but it will another week before you … Continue reading

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What’s New on British Trams Online? 10th March 2024

Another trip to the past for this week’s photos as the Crich Tramathon in 2008:

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