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Real Ale for 1940s event

April 11th, 2014
The Major's Bar in the Red Lion Hotel will be selling a large range of real ale over the Forties event at Easter.

Sheffield 510

April 10th, 2014
We were delighted to welcome BBC Look North and Tom Ingall to Crich yesterday to have a look at the recently restored Sheffield 510.

New Arrival - Widened Balloon 711

April 9th, 2014

It has been a busy couple of days for our Workshop Team and our friends at Scotts Heavy Haulage, with the move of widened balloon 711 from Blackpool to Crich.

The tramcar is on loan for the 2014 season from Blackpool Transport Services Ltd, as part of our celebrations to mark 50 years of operating electric tramcars at the Museum.

Here are a selection of photographs from Mike Crabtree of 711 travelling yesterday, and being unloaded here at the Musuem today.

First Passengers alight at Glory Mine

April 7th, 2014
The 2014 season at Crich started on Saturday 29th March in glorious Spring sunshine

Sheffield 15 & 510

March 25th, 2014
In the preparation for “The Making of Crich” exhibition, it was necessary to go through hundreds of photographs from the Museums Archive, to select suitable images for the display. This photograph was taken by the late Winstan Bond (one of our founding volunteers) in 1987; it is not used in the exhibition but is of interest for a number of reasons.

Tramcars being tested and commissioned

March 18th, 2014
Preparations for the opening of the tramway on Saturday 29th March 2014 are in full swing, with tramcars being tested and commissioned by the engineering team.

Nearing the start of the new season at Crich!

March 12th, 2014
On a beautiful, warm and sunny afternoon trams were on the move at Crich Tramway Village being prepared for passenger service.

Admissions Building Makeover

March 11th, 2014
Here is a sneaky peek at the makeover which is currently being done on the main admissions building.

Progress on Box 40

March 6th, 2014
An update on the current overhaul of Box 40s Trucks at Crich

The Eagle Press prints the Beatles

March 4th, 2014
When the Print and Design Department of the University of Derby needed to print a large (16 x 24 inch) area of type the Eagle Press, at Crich Tramway Village, were delighted to be able to help. Their 1859 built Columbian printing press was ideal for the task.
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