Welcome to Crich Tramway Village News, where you'll find all the latest news and information from the National Tramway Museum.

Friday, 28 May 2010

Chesterfield 8

Chesterfield 8 making a rare appearance at Town end being tested through new point work.

Tuesday, 25 May 2010

A South African Theme

Johannesburg 60 and a vintage Morris car.  Both British exports, (1902 and 1947) Both back home again.

Overhead Line Maintenance

Routine overhead line maintenance, being carried out between the service trams just as tramways used to do.

Monday, 24 May 2010

Monday, 17 May 2010

Leeds Tower Wagon 2

This photo shows  Leeds Tower Wagon 2 heading out on test following workshop attention in preparation for the Enthusiasts' Tram Event on Sunday 30th May.  The tram has been prepared especially for the event, having not operated in several years.  It is hoped to feature all of the Museum's operational tramcars during the day as well as offering an intensive tramcar service.

Thursday, 13 May 2010

Signwriting for 159

Signwriting of 159's decency panels is being carried out in the Workshop.


Traffic congestion on Westminster Bridge in 1947, with Big Ben showing the time as 12.16pm.

A photograph by the late DWK Jones.

Thursday, 6 May 2010

Filming the new TV advert

Filming took place yesterday for the new Crich Tramway Village TV advert which will be aired on ITV Central East from 27th May.

Members' Day

Saturday 1st May was Members' Day.