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Farewell to Blackpool Tram cars

October 29th, 2014
Today we said goodbye to two if the trams which have been on loan from Blackpool Transport Services this year for our Electric 50 celebrations.

Star Lights

October 27th, 2014
This year the lighting for the Starlight Special event have been worked on by final year students at Derby University

Young Member’s Day at Crich

October 24th, 2014
Young Members Day at Crich Tramway Village, when our younger members go behind the scenes at the Museum and get the chance to try some of the skills and tasks involved in maintaining and demonstrating our historic vehicles and the artefacts associated with them, took place this year on Saturday18th October.

Last day on Duty

October 16th, 2014
Today was the last day in service for our volunteer driver Stephen Hibberd.

Blackpool 711's 80th Birthday Celebration - What's Happening!

October 2nd, 2014


As previously reported our on loan tramcar Blackpool 'widened' balloon no. 711, first entered service in Blackpool on 8th October 1934 and is still part of their ‘B’ Fleet, to back up their new light rail vehicles.  To celebrate this extraordinary achievement we will be holding an ‘80th Birthday Celebration’ on Sunday 12th October 2014.

Farewell” Newcastle 114

September 19th, 2014
This morning Newcastle 114 left the Museum to head north, back to its home at Beamish - the living Museum of the North. The tramcar has been on loan to Crich for eleven days, to take part in the very successful “Electric 50” event over the weekend.

Blackpool 711’s 80th Birthday

September 16th, 2014
Celebrate Blackpool 711’s 80th Birthday at The National Tramway Museum, Crich, on Sunday 12th October 2014

Newcastle 114 in Service at Crich

September 12th, 2014
This morning saw the first passenger carrying journey for Newcastle 114 at Crich. This represents a significant landmark for the Tramway Village as it is the first time in the history of the Museum that an electric tramcar, on loan from another museum, has operated here.

Electric 50

September 11th, 2014
We have special Electric 50 commemorative items which will be on sale over this weekend (13 & 14 September).

Newcastle 114 has arrived!!

September 8th, 2014
We are pleased to welcome Newcastle 114 to Crich after its long journey from Beamish, the Living Museum of the North.
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