Blog Posts from June 2015

Retired Drivers and Conductors Weekend

Retired Drivers and Conductors WeekendA week-end for retired drivers and conductors was held at Crich Tramway Village on Saturday 27th and Sunday 28th June. The event provided the opportunity for retired drivers and conductors to enjoy a brief drive or to conduct and to meet old friends. Several of those...

More Young Members take to the track

More Young Members take to the trackCrich has always been active in keeping young people interested in the history and the future of the museum, and we are sure they will keep the Museum running for many years to come. We always love it when we have new recruits, and the young member’s team (Rich and...

New Interpretation Panels

New Interpretation Panels  The first half of our new interpretation panels have arrived for the trams in the depot. These are being installed on the trams in response to our visitors who requested more information about each tram. They are colour coded, for example Glasgow tram panels are all...

Step Back in Time with 7 Days of War Time Nostalgia

Step Back in Time with 7 Days of War Time Nostalgia  The Great War Home Front event takes place from Monday 13th – Sunday 19th July. It explores the period just before the First World War 1914-18, the outbreak of the war and war itself. The temporary exhibition in the Derby Assembly Rooms, Tramway Tommies and...

Classic London Brought to Crich

Classic London Brought to Crich  Leon Daniels, Director of Surface Transport for Transport for London, attended Crich Tramway Village’s Classic London Event on Saturday 13th June. Mr Daniels helped launch the restored tram LCC 106 along with Chairman of the Tramway Museum Society, Colin...

Classic Car Winners

Classic Car Winners  The Classic Car event on 6th and 7th June saw around 165 vehicles attend Crich Tramway Village. The winners were as follows: Saturday 6th June: Best Restored Winner: Mr & Mrs J. West for their Lanchester LD10 (LPJ 96) Best In Show Winner: Mr. G. Lomas for his...

Classic London Update

Classic London Update  The final preparations are taking place this week, ready for LCC 106 to return to service and take the starring role in our ‘Classic London’ event on Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th June. We are delighted to be able to announce that the handover of 106 to the Traffic...

LCC 106 on track

LCC 106 on track  Today, on a beautiful sunny day at Crich, another stage in the preparation for ‘Classic London’ (on Saturday June 13th and Sunday June 14th) was reached. LCC 106, the star of the event, was out on track on testing and driver re-familiarisation where it met up with...

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