Archive by category Tram

Local businesses plug into superfast NETwork – via tramlines

Local businesses plug into superfast NETwork – via tramlines

Superfast data as well as superfast trams will soon travel along the new Nottingham Express Transit lines to benefit local businesses, thanks to the foresight of Nottingham City Council. Nottingham is leading the country in an innovative approach that ensures world class fibre optic cabling is installed when major works are being planned. During the […]

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Spectacular summer of ping pong served up with Datto Ping!

Spectacular summer of ping pong served up with Datto Ping!

On Wednesday 3 August, table tennis returns to the city as the 2016 Ping! Festival gets underway at Smithy Row between 11am and 3pm. The festival will last until 4 September. This year’s festival is sponsored by Datto, an innovative technology company and global brand* The Datto Ping! Festival places tables complete with bats and […]

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Acclaimed former Nottingham Art School student honoured with final tram name

Acclaimed former Nottingham Art School student honoured with final tram name

The last of Nottingham’s new trams has been named after acclaimed local artist Dame Laura Knight whose childhood home now overlooks a tram stop. The unveiling today (Friday July 15) was attended by members of the Nottingham Castle Museum & Art Gallery and Nottingham City Council’s Portfolio Holder for Leisure and Culture, Cllr Dave Trimble. […]

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Report reveals tram project’s £100m economy boost 

The construction project to expand Nottingham’s tram network boosted the local economy by more than £100m, a major independent report published today (July 12) has revealed. And the report’s authors say the way the project helped hundreds of local people to benefit from jobs and training and deliver positive local economic impacts is a model […]

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Lucky Totally Transport winners at Nottingham Science Park and Nottingham Business Park

Lucky Totally Transport winners at Nottingham Science Park and Nottingham Business Park

Sixteen employees from businesses located on Nottingham Science and Nottingham Business Park have won a range of great transport-related prizes in a competition organised by Nottingham City Council’s Totally Transport project. Transport connectivity is crucial for local business to thrive, as an efficient and mobile workforce ensures the city remains competitive. The Totally Transport project […]

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All roads lead to Nottingham in June for planners of the UK’s transport future

All roads lead to Nottingham in June for planners of the UK’s transport future

June is a very busy month in Nottingham for transport planners, businesses and groups interested in creating greener, more joined up transport services. Three separate events are being hosted by the City Council with partners to show how transport can be planned to take advantage of technological and sustainable innovations, with ideas such as smart […]

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Road closures and tram disruption in Nottingham on Saturday 18 June

Road closures and tram disruption in Nottingham on Saturday 18 June

There will be rolling road closures on and around the route of the Aviva Tour of Britain cycling event on Saturday 18 June. Nottingham City Council is asking people on the routes affected to plan their journey, either to arrive at their destination prior to 10.30am, or to wait until after 10.50am, when the cyclists […]

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NET is number one say customers

NET is number one say customers

Nottingham’s tram network is leading the way across the country for customer satisfaction, an independent passenger survey has revealed. In a report published on 24 May by the nationally respected Transport Focus organisation, NET scored an impressive 98 per cent satisfaction rating – outstripping the performance of other UK tram networks. NET’s General Manager, Paul Robinson […]

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Galleries launch first of its kind art ‘weekender’ for Nottingham

Galleries launch first of its kind art ‘weekender’ for Nottingham

Galleries across Nottingham have organised a first of its kind visual art weekender, allowing visitors to access art for free or at discounted rates. Nottingham Art Weekender takes place during 14 and 15 May and includes all galleries on the Nottingham Art Map which provide a scheduled programme of events. Among the major galleries involved […]

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Trams named after Olympic gold medallist and Everest mountaineer

Trams named after Olympic gold medallist and Everest mountaineer

They are local heroes who have both been on top of the world – and now their achievements have been marked much closer to home. Olympic gold medallist Rebecca Adlington OBE and Mountaineer Doug Scott CBE have become the latest people to have a tram named in their honour. Swimmer Rebecca’s career highlight came at the 2008 […]

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