Archive by category Public Transport

Concessionary changes to the Nottingham – Derby red arrow bus service

Concessionary changes to the Nottingham – Derby red arrow bus service

Free travel for concessionary card holders will cease on the Trent Barton red arrow service from Nottingham to Derby on April 1. Concessionary card holders will still be able to enjoy free bus travel from Nottingham to Derby, by choosing to use other frequent services such as Trent Barton’s indigo and i4 services and the […]

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Easylink – making the City more accessible!

Easylink – making the City more accessible!

Nottingham City Council and Nottinghamshire County Council have launched a new and accessible network of Easylink buses for people who may struggle using existing local bus and tram services. Easylink is operated by Nottingham Community Transport and provides a door to door service, from 8am to 7pm Monday to Friday, travelling anywhere up to ten […]

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Nottingham’s Park and Ride sites win safety accolade.

Nottingham’s Park and Ride sites win safety accolade.

Nottingham City Council’s two Park and Ride sites have been awarded a major national safety award Queen’s Drive and Colwick Racecourse P&R which offer over 1500 parking spaces, have both received Park Mark safer parking awards by the Safer Parking Scheme for the tenth consecutive year. This means that both of the City’s park and […]

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Notts County legends Jimmy & Jack receive tram tribute

Notts County legends Jimmy & Jack receive tram tribute

Notts County legends Jimmy Sirrel and Jack Wheeler have become the latest sporting figures linked with the city to have a tram named after them. Sirrel and Wheeler formed one of the most successful management teams in the football club’s history. Amongst their many achievements, the pair guided the Magpies to promotion to the First Division […]

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Electric dreams becoming a reality

Electric dreams becoming a reality

Nottingham City Council’s bid for Government money to help achieve a low carbon, sustainable transport future has been successful. And Nottingham has been chosen to host a visit by Secretary of State for Transport Patrick McLoughlin MP on Monday 25 January to announce the four national winning OLEV bids. A collaboration between the City Council, […]

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Full steam ahead for Station Street improvements

Full steam ahead for Station Street improvements

A scheme to create a new public space outside Nottingham Station is progressing so well that the first half can be opened to the public before Christmas and the second stage of improvements can start in the New Year. Station Street in Nottingham city centre is currently being transformed from what was a traffic-choked side […]

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Nottingham City Council welcomes breath of fresh air from Defra

Nottingham City Council welcomes breath of fresh air from Defra

The Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (Defra) has today announced its plans to help Nottingham City Council improve air quality in the city centre by introducing Clean Air Zones by 2020. The City Council is developing far-reaching measures to tackle city centre air pollution, by targeting the main vehicular causes of pollution whilst […]

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Robin Hood smartcards: making travel cheaper and easier

Robin Hood smartcards: making travel cheaper and easier

 Travelling around Nottingham is about to be made easier and cheaper with the new pay-as-you-go Robin Hood smartcard. Available from Robin Hood Network ticket machines from Monday 14 December, the card will create a hassle-free way of getting around Nottingham on bus or tram – even when using different transport operators. As part of its […]

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