Archive by category Tram

Karlsruhe congratulates Nottingham on world-class tram network

Karlsruhe congratulates Nottingham on world-class tram network

Karlsruhe, Nottingham’s German twin city which is world-renowned for its integrated tram network and helped trams become a reality here, has sent its congratulations on the recent expansion of the state-of-the-art NET system. Last October, the Oberbürgermeister of Karlsruhe, Dr Frank Mentrup, joined the first party to ride a tram onto the award-winning Karlsruhe Friendship […]

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Government minister and local employers amongst the many to welcome Nottingham’s new tram lines

Government minister and local employers amongst the many to welcome Nottingham’s new tram lines

Transport Minister Claire Perry has added to the chorus of approval being voiced by key public and private sector employers for Nottingham’s newly-opened tram extension, while the Campaign for Better Transport has urged other cities to follow Nottingham’s lead in using a Workplace Parking Levy to fund improved public transport. Ms Perry said: “The doubling […]

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Nottingham’s extended tram network will boost city’s economy

Nottingham’s extended tram network will boost city’s economy

Two new tram lines to Chilwell and Clifton opened in Nottingham at 6am this morning (Tuesday 25 August), doubling the size of the current network. The expansion will bring benefits to commuters, businesses, students and tourists alike and connect key employment sites to underpin the city’s economic growth. The £570 million extension of the tram […]

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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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