Sunday, September 18, 2022

CRICH TRAM DAY ON 17 SEPTEMBER 2022 - Frank Bagshaw


Newcastle 102 on display

Trams on display on the depot yard: Glasgow 1282 and London Transport 1622.

Sheffield 74 failed in service at Glory Mine

Line up of trams known to be operating during the year that the late Queen Elizabeth was born.
Photo taken just prior to  one minute silence was held and before more trams came into service.

Friday, September 02, 2022


Frank Bagshaw rode the new extension to Edgbaston Village and reports how well the trams fit into their new surrounding. the route from Grand Central is a mixture of battery and overhead line.
Tram 38 takes advantage of the short section of overhead at Edgbaston Village terminus
Tram 38 on battery power leaves the Five ways underpass - which is also shared with buses.


Tram 41 arrives at Brindley Place on Broad Street where the pantograph will be lowered before proceeding via Library to Grand Central.
Tram 18 traverses the new delta junction which has been installed at the junction of Bull Street and Corporation Street ready for the eastside extension to the HS2 station at Curzon Street and beyond.