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Children’s Activity – Making Fairy Dens

Children’s Activity – Making Fairy DensWhy not encourage the children to build a Fairy Den in your garden or on your next walk in the woods? Using the materials they could find around them, fairies will appreciate new homes. Fairy Dens can be made anywhere and at any time of year as long as there are some...

Woodland Walk Open for Bank Holiday 25th May Only

Woodland Walk Open for Bank Holiday 25th May OnlyFor our loyal visitors and supporters, we are opening our outside and woodland spaces on the Bank Holiday Monday 25th May 2020 only as a trial.It is imperative that you continue to follow the current government advice, and as a result, the outdoor play area and inside...

Heritage Railway Association Awards 2020

Heritage Railway Association Awards 2020Pictured above left to right are: Mike Crabtree; Laura Waters; James Brett and Geoffrey Claydon. The National Tramway Museum was nominated for the Heritage Railway Association (HRA) AWARD FOR AN OUTSTANDING VISITOR ATTRACTION this year. This is awarded to an HRA...

Restoration of our 19th Century Cabmen’s Shelter

Restoration of our 19th Century Cabmen’s ShelterWe are delighted to announce that The National Tramway Museum has finally raised all the funds needed to restore our Bradford cabmen’s shelter. The shelter is a rare survivor of the Victorian era, and although there are similar shelters in London, only one other like...

New Track Installation at the Bandstand

New Track Installation at the BandstandOur Facilities Team were back bright and early in the new year working on our major track renewal at the Bandstand curves. The new northbound line has now been laid, so the final top layer of ballast could be installed along its length. Shortly the final alignment and...

Sleeper Replacement at the Bandstand

Sleeper Replacement at the BandstandSince the last winter project update, our team has been busy focusing on our major track work renewal. 500 new hardwood sleepers have been laid out in the main car park, drilled and fitted with base plates. With the old track removed, the sleepers are next brought to...

Sponsor a Sleeper

Sponsor a SleeperSupport track renewal at The National Tramway Museum – Winter 2019-20 A lot of the tramway track at Crich Tramway Village has been in place for over fifty years. Particular sections now need to be renewed. We will be replacing the section known as ‘the Bandstand...

Winter Working

Winter WorkingDespite the recent poor weather, our Facilities Team have spent the first two weeks of our closed season getting stuck into their busy programme of winter works. At the far end of our line at Glory Mine, a large quantity of old rail that was replaced last winter has...

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