Archive by category Tram

Early lifting of traffic restrictions

Early lifting of traffic restrictions

Traffic restrictions at a busy road junction in Nottingham have been lifted a week earlier than planned. Favourable weather conditions and alterations to plans to install new utilities manholes have combined to enable engineers to finish the work on the Queen’s Road East/University Boulevard junction ahead of schedule. Part of finishing works associated with the […]

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Nurse of the Year names her tram

Nurse of the Year names her tram

Nottingham’s Nurse of the Year, Kim Helm, today unveiled her name on one of the latest additions to the city’s tram fleet. Paediatric Transplant Clinical Nurse Specialist Kim, who works in the renal ward at Nottingham Children’s Hospital, was guest of honour at the special ceremony, held at the tram network’s Wilkinson Street depot. She followed […]

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See Tracks? Think Tram! Lessons on the right lines for learning

See Tracks? Think Tram! Lessons on the right lines for learning

Children aged three to 11 from a Nottingham school who have been studying lesson plans created by a Nottingham teacher to help them learn about the coming of the tram were rewarded for their efforts when a tram came calling at a stop just by their school. Pupils from 12 classes at  Welbeck Primary and […]

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Trade press enthusiastic over tram extension

Trade press enthusiastic over tram extension

 Eight journalists from leading UK rail industry publications who converged on Nottingham for a special trade media preview of the NET Phase Two tram extension have given the new lines an emphatic thumbs-up. The trade journalists were able to travel the entire length of the new line to Toton, starting at Nottingham Station and stopping […]

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Minister marks success of returning tram conference

Minister marks success of returning tram conference

Nottingham’s hosting of the tenth annual UK Light Rail Conference has been declared a resounding success after attracting record numbers of delegates and exhibitors as the event returned to the Nottingham Conference Centre for the second year in succession. The conference, held on Wednesday and Thursday (June 17-18), attracted nearly 300 delegates, exhibitors and speakers […]

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Visitors bowled over as Nottingham hosts trio of international events

Visitors bowled over as Nottingham hosts trio of international events

Nottingham is basking in the international spotlight this week thanks to a succession of major international events. After Monday’s victory in the Aegon Open Nottingham ATP for rising young Croatian star Ana Konjuh, 17, in the women’s final, the Men’s event starts on Saturday with its later stages already a sell-out success, while tomorrow (Wednesday) […]

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Major boost for tram project

Major boost for tram project

For the first time, daylight trials are now under way across both of Nottingham’s new tram lines in a major step forward for the network expansion project.  Following a series of successful night-time tests, trams are being tested during the day in Beeston and Chilwell and through to NET’s new park and ride site at […]

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