Blog Posts from August 2016

Tram Day – Changes to Collection

Tram Day – Changes to CollectionOn 10th September 2016, Tram Day at Crich Tramway Village will also see The National Railway Museum officially transfer ownership of the Chesterfield horse tram no. 8 and the South Staffordshire Tramways Truck to the National Tramway Museum. Both vehicles are...

Tram Day – Handover of Tramcar C65

Tram Day – Handover of Tramcar C65On Saturday 10th September 2016, Crich Tramway Village, home of the National Tramway Museum, will hold their special Tram Day event, which will this year focus on changes within the Nationally Designated collection of vehicles that the Museum holds. One of the...

Young Volunteers Day

Young Volunteers DaySunday 11th September will see the vintage trams and tramway managed and crewed by a team of young volunteers for the day at Crich Tramway Village. These include Sam Burton-Smith, who completed his tram conductor training aged 16 in July 2015.  Sam said: “I’ve been...

Last Chance to See Joseph!

Last Chance to See Joseph!Joseph, the beautiful Shire horse and star of our popular Horse Tram Days, will be making one final visit to Crich this season, on Wednesday 31st August. He will once again be hauling Sheffield horse tram number 15, from 11.00am to 1.00pm and from 2.00pm until 4.00pm....

WWII Event in Full Swing

WWII Event in Full SwingThe first day of our World War II / 1940s event has attracted a large and enthusiastic group of visitors. As well as entertainment, families could get involved in making code wheels.  There were evacuee scenarios and many people enjoyed the war time fayre in...