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1913 Barnsley & District Motor Bus

1913 Barnsley & District Motor BusIn January this year, we began an appeal to raise funds for the purchase of Car No. 5, a trial tramway replacement service bus operated by Barnsley & District Electric Traction Company, from and later by British Electric Traction Group. Thanks to the generosity...

Arms to Armistice to Antiques Road Trip!

Arms to Armistice to Antiques Road Trip!Crich Tramway Village was featured on the BBC programme, Antiques Road Trip on January 25th. The focus of the programme was on how women worked on the trams during the First World War, when many of the men were away fighting for their country, which is the subject of...

Depot Refurbishment Progress.

Depot Refurbishment Progress.Soon after closure of Crich Tramway Village for the winter,the new insulated panels for the depot roof were delivered. Much to the delight of our Curator, Laura Waters who is eager that the project to protect our tramcar collection should proceed quickly. Contractors...

Transfer of Power!

Transfer of Power!With Depot 2 cleared for the first stage of the Depot Refurbishment programme (for which we are still seeking donations) another improvement project could be started. When the first electric trams started operating at Crich in 1964, the power supply was via a rotary...

Crich Tramway Village is a brand name for the National Tramway Museum (Accredited with Arts Council England), solely owned and operated by The Tramway Museum Society, incorporated in England with liability by guarantee (no. 744229). Registered charity number 313615. Our ICO number is Z6700136.