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Incident at Crich Tramway Village - Wednesday 20th May 2015

May 21st, 2015

It is with great sadness that we can confirm that one of our colleagues suffered a suspected heart attack whilst at work at Crich Tramway Village, yesterday the 20th of May 2015.

He had just finished working on the overhead lines on routine maintenance.  As a result we were forced to close yesterday following the incident.

First aiders and emergency services attended, but unfortunately were unable to save the gentleman, and he died at the scene.

Classic London Event

May 21st, 2015

Travel to Crich on a Routemaster!

Travelling to Crich Tramway Village by public transport on a Sunday can be time-consuming but on Sunday 14th June, for the ‘Classic London’ event, there is the opportunity to travel from Nottingham to and from the Museum on a beautifully restored 1959 London Routemaster.

News Today

May 20th, 2015

It is with great sadness that we can confirm that one of our colleagues suffered a suspected heart attack whilst at work at Crich Tramway Village, yesterday the 20th of May 2015.

He had just finished working on the overhead lines on routine maintenance.  As a result we were forced to close yesterday following the incident.

First aiders and emergency services attended, but unfortunately were unable to save the gentleman, and he died at the scene.

Bands and Beer for May Bank Holiday

April 23rd, 2015
The early May Bank Holiday is just around the corner, and here at Crich Tramway Village we are planning for a relaxed and enjoyable Bank Holiday weekend. Keep reading to find out more about what we have planned.

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.
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