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We Want Your Views

We Want Your ViewsWe are looking for members of the public (not TMS Members or volunteers at this stage) who have either visited before or never visited Crich Tramway Village, who would be interested in joining a Focus Group and giving some honest opinions within the group. The first...

Mainline Work On Track

Mainline Work On TrackThe image above shows excavating a section of the mainline ready for sleeper packing. To keep the Museum’s mile long demonstration tramway operational, a huge variety of tasks take place behind the scenes which are normally never seen by the visiting public. For two...

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...

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.

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