Archive by category Tram

Line of Light – new public lighting installation coming to Nottingham

Line of Light – new public lighting installation coming to Nottingham

Lines of poetry will light up above a redeveloped gateway to the city, as part of a new piece of art which celebrates Nottingham’s UNESCO City of Literature status. And members of the public can put forward suggestions for words or phrases from favourite poems which could be used in the installation, commissioned by Nottingham […]

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Book about Nottingham’s tram network launched in city

Book about Nottingham’s tram network launched in city

The publishers of a new book on NET Phase Two launched it at the tourist information centre on Smithy Row yesterday afternoon, 3 March 2016. ‘Nottingham’s Growing Tramway: Building on NET’s Success’ by Geoffrey Skelsey, published by the Light Rail Transit Association (LRTA), is 96 pages long and includes chapters on Nottingham’s tram history, comparisons […]

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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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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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Transformation of Nottingham’s Broadmarsh area will create 3,000 jobs

Transformation of Nottingham’s Broadmarsh area will create 3,000 jobs

Nottingham City Council is today (Tuesday 1 December) unveiling wide-ranging plans to dramatically transform and regenerate the Broadmarsh area of Nottingham city centre. The proposals are expected to boost the local economy by over £1billion a year, create nearly 3,000 jobs for local people and attract an extra three million people a year to the […]

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