Heritage site delays new season opening

Posted by: Belinda Hargreaves

Wed 6th March 2024

A heritage site in Derbyshire has delayed its new season opening date.
The team at Crich Tramway Village, home to the National Tramway Museum, has taken the decision to delay opening for the new season due to surrounding road closures and installation works.
Crich Tramway Village was established more than 50 years ago by the Tramway Museum Society and has since developed into a major visitor attraction with more than 100,000 visitors per year.
The village is an Accredited Museum housing a unique collection of trams and tram-related artefacts and trams running in passenger service daily.
Due to open on Saturday (March 9), the new opening date for the venue’s 2024 season will now be Saturday, March 16.

A spokesman for the site said: “There have been many road closures around Crich, and it is believed that some of these will be lifted by March 16, enabling better access for staff, volunteers, and visitors.”
General Manager at Crich Tramway Village, Dr Mike Galer, further said: “We have had a lot of challenges with ongoing works and road closures around Crich, and our main aim is to ensure the health, safety and ease of access for our teams and visitors.
“We are very sorry to disappoint our visitors who had planned to attend during the original opening week, but we believe that the delay of one week to our opening, will provide a much better experience for all concerned.”
Anyone who has purchased online tickets for the original opening week will be able to use them for further dates in the season.
For further information, call 01773 854321 or email: enquiry@tramway.co.uk, or go to here

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