Blog Posts from May 2017

Classic Motorcycle Event – News!

Classic Motorcycle Event – News!Thanks to the generosity of a local business, Derwent Waste Management, we have three cups to be competed for at our Classic Motorcycle Event which, this year, will be on Sunday 2nd July. The winners of the cups, for ‘Best in Show’ (which will be chosen by our...

Youngest Tram Driver at Crich

Ryan Breen has become the youngest motorman (tram driver) at Crich Tramway Village at just 19 years old, after passing his test in April 2017 following training since March 2014. Ryan is a regular volunteer at Crich, and is keen to put his new skill to good use in a...

Did You Know – Reading Urinal

Did You Know – Reading UrinalDid you know about the interesting piece of street furniture in the cul de sac next to the Red Lion Pub? This is a fully functioning Edwardian gentlemen’s urinal, built in 1903 and coming from the Reading Tramway. Serving the Erleigh Road terminus for over 50...

LCC 1 Update – Pipework Puzzles

LCC 1 Update – Pipework PuzzlesOn Friday 5th May, we took another major step forward with our LCC 1 restoration project, as we had air going through parts of the system of pipes and valves for the first time in over 50 years! Over the last few months, members of our workshop team have been working...