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New Season Begins - 2015

March 31st, 2015
We’re open and there’s so much to learn and enjoy this year! Continue reading for more details.

Almost there!

March 19th, 2015

In little over a week, on Saturday 28th March, we will re-open for the 2015 season and finishing touches are being made to complete the maintenance and improvement work which has been keeping staff, contractors and volunteers busy over the winter.

Liverpool 'Liner' 869 Update

March 8th, 2015

Our latest update on work with Liverpool 869 is a little like a school science experiment, but gives a fascinating insight into the processes that our contractors Dorlec Ltd use.

So what were they up to, well it was a major step forward in 869's overhaul as the new axles were reassembled with their wheels and gears, and what makes it so fascinating was the use of liquid nitrogen as part of the process to reassemble them.

Finishing Touches

March 5th, 2015

It has been a little while since we updated you on our track work programme that we have been undertaking over the closed winter period.

A lot of hard work has taken place by the Museums staff, volunteers and partner contractors to complete the job, but we are now into the final stages of the project and finishing off those last few tasks to complete everything.

Latest Photographic Collection Project

February 17th, 2015

It is always rather satisfying when a project that you have been working on for some time ends and you can see all the hard work that has gone into it.

A recent rather large and sometimes complicated project has been to rescan and in some cases scan for the very first time, a large selection of slides and negatives, that are going towards a new book to be published on the tramways of Portugal.

LIVERPOOL ‘Liner’ 869

January 30th, 2015
Latest update on the current work being undertaken on Liverpool 869.

Recruitment Tramcar for 2015

January 28th, 2015

In 2015 we are shining a spot light on how our tramways continued to operate during the First World War. We have a brand new exhibition for visitors to explore, called Tramway Tommies and Clippie Girls and a week long special event in July.

British Trams Online Tram of the Year 2014 contest

January 12th, 2015
Crich Tramway Village have been the big winners in the British Trams Online Tram of the Year 2014 contest winning in three of the four categories.

Bargain Hunt

December 17th, 2014
On Wednesday 17th December the episode of Bargain Hunt was aired which featured Crich Tramway Village.

Accreditation success

December 5th, 2014
We are delighted to announce that Arts Council England have confirmed that the National Tramway Museum continues to meet Museum accreditation standard.
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