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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....

Overhead Line Checks

Overhead Line ChecksOur staff and volunteers have been out enjoying the sun this week while conducting the annual pre-season inspection and maintenance of our overhead line equipment. With much of our overhead equipment having originally served on first generation Tramway and trolleybus...

Traverser Returns

Traverser ReturnsOur Traverser has now returned from a comprehensive overhaul thanks to Chesterfield Crane Company. The Traverser plays an important role at the museum as the sole means of access to the tramcars on display in our Great Exhibition Hall and Depots 5 & 6. (Below left...

Glory Mine Up-date

Glory Mine Up-dateOur Permanent Way renewal project at Glory Mine continues with the objective to complete laying the new formation bed before Christmas.The old trackwork and ballast has been removed with fresh lengths of rail laid alongside ready for installation. 280 tonnes of fresh...

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