Blog Posts from September 2015

Last Chance to Ride Chesterfield 7

Last Chance to Ride Chesterfield 7  World War I commemorations have been a focus this year, with global remembrance and tributes to the Great War. Crich Tramway Village is no exception, and with their Great War Home Front event from 13th – 19th July this year, their Curator and Workshop teams set...

Liverpool ‘Liner’ 869 Set for Service

Liverpool ‘Liner’ 869 Set for Service  Only two days to go now until our TMS60 event on Saturday 19th September. As we’ve mentioned one of the stars of the event will be recently overhauled Liverpool ‘Liner’ 869 which will make a welcome return to operating at the Museum. The eagle eyed...

TMS60 Preparations

TMS60 Preparations  Only a week to go now until our TMS 60 event on the 19th September, which is one of our events taking place this year to mark the 60th anniversary of the Tramway Museum Society. It has been an early morning start for our Workshop team, who are starting to bring...

Commercial and Work Vehicle Winners

Commercial and Work Vehicle Winners  The Commercial and Work Vehicle Event on Saturday 5th and Sunday 6th September attracted enthusiasts with their vintage and classic vehicles. Best in Show winner for Saturday was Mr. M.J. Costigan with his Lancia Appia 1952 (below left), while Mr. R. M Rose took the...

New Tram Driver

New Tram Driver  Congratulations to Ian Bailey who has recently passed his driver training to become a welcome addition to the driving crew. Ian started as a volunteer at Crich Tramway Village in March 2013 and went on to become a qualified conductor in July of the same year. In...

Air Ambulance Donation

Air Ambulance Donation  A donation was recently made to The Air Ambulance by Christine Shawcross, following donations to the family after the death of her husband and long serving volunteer John and Christine’s Mother, Marjorie. A total of £1,983.60 was raised, which exceeds one of...

Crich Tramway Village is a brand name for the National Tramway Museum (Accredited with Arts Council England), solely owned and operated by The Tramway Museum Society, incorporated in England with liability by guarantee (no. 744229). Registered charity number 313615. Our ICO number is Z6700136.