Blog Posts from May 2016

Beside the Seaside Preparations

Beside the Seaside PreparationsPreparations for ‘Beside the Seaside’ are going to plan.   Crich Tramway Village’s 9-day event sets out to bring many of the pleasures of a seaside holiday, from a few decades ago, to the hills of Derbyshire. Hopefully without the rain!   Much of the restoration to...

Horse Tram News

This past Saturday was really all about horse trams for us here at the Museum. Not only did we have Joseph at the Museum pulling our 1874-built tramcar Sheffield 15, but a team of intrepid Workshop personnel ventured forth to a field in Wales, to rescue a London horse...

LCC1 Progress Up-date

LCC1 Progress Up-dateGarmendale are progressing well with restoration on LCC1 in the short time they have had the frame. The side panels have all been removed and they have braced the frame to provide stability whilst they work on it. Looking down on the body you can see that the top rail...

LCC 1 – from Crich to Ilkeston in a day

LCC 1 – from Crich to Ilkeston in a day

Today, 12th May we achieved another milestone in our current restoration project London County Council tramcar no.1 which was moved onto a low loader and sent a short distance to Garmendale Engineering Limited who are based in Ilkeston.

Classic Vehicles Galore 14th and 15th May

Classic Vehicles Galore 14th and 15th May

The upcoming weekend of 14th and 15th May, is going to be a particularly jam packed weekend, where visitors will not only be able to enjoy unlimited rides on our vintage tramcars, but will also be able to see a wide selection of vintage vehicles on display.