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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...

Classic Transport Gathering a Great Success

Classic Transport Gathering a Great SuccessOur Classic Transport Gathering on Sunday 19th May welcomed displays of vehicles built prior to 1979, plus the Jaguar Enthusiasts Club.The event proved even more popular than last year, and we were blessed with good weather.Over 1200 visitors enjoyed the range of...

Glory Mine Up-date

Glory Mine Up-dateOver the past couple of weeks our overhead line team have been making good use of the fine weather to install new trolley wire round our relaid Glory Mine terminus.All the major installation is now completed and we are focusing on final positioning of components....

Glory Mine Progress

Glory Mine ProgressThis week we reached an important milestone for our track relaying project at Glory Mine.Over the weekend, a team of our volunteers finished laying the last few rails which will form the end of our line. Thursday, our overhead line staff successfully negotiated this...

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