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Tearooms Up-dated

Tearooms Up-datedAfter reviewing our catering operation, we decided to have a counter self -service operation for the new season, with a new menu for a more efficient service to our visitors. Pentalpha were chosen as the preferred contractor to up-date the counter in the Tearooms and...

First World War Exhibition Takes Shape

First World War Exhibition Takes ShapeRoyal Artillery badge belonging to Ernest Taylor.   The Curatorial team at the museum have been busy preparing for the opening of our new exhibition “Arms to Armistice” which explores the impact of the First World War on Britain’s tramways from 1916 until the end...

LCC1 Bluebird – Electrical Progress

LCC1 Bluebird – Electrical ProgressPeter Whiteley, the volunteer lead on the electrical system for Bluebird, checks the feel of a newly installed controller. Possibly imagining what it is going to be like to drive the iconic tram. First generation trams had either two axles, each carrying an electrical...

LCC1 Bluebird Update

LCC1 Bluebird UpdatePipe Dreams – Or Nightmare? You may recall from our previous blog report on Bluebird (December 13th) that the extensive air supply system had been set out on a wooden platform to provide a template for reconstruction? The body of the car continues to take shape and...

Four Weeks and Counting

Four Weeks and CountingA small army of people (consisting of contractors, our employees and dedicated volunteers) are working hard to be ready in time for the fast approaching season. Stephenson Place is a hive of activity, with contractors using scaffolding to access and repair the roof of...

We Need Volunteer Tram Crew

We Need Volunteer Tram CrewBe part of a team that works hard and is committed to consistent high standards whilst enjoying a strong sense of camaraderie and the satisfaction that comes from a challenging job well done. There are three roles within the Traffic Department and every member of the...

Time to think of volunteering

Time to think of volunteeringIt is only six weeks to the start of the 2017 season at Crich! Our employees and volunteers have been working throughout the winter carrying out the repairs, maintenance, preparation and planning required before a tram wheel can turn in passenger service once more....

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