Archive by category Tram

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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Tram tests under way in Beeston

Tram tests under way in Beeston

Daytime tram tests today (Thursday) began to run through to Beeston Town Centre as the commissioning programme for Nottingham’s expanded tram network gathers pace. The new tram line through Beeston has been undergoing night-time tests for several weeks and this part of the commissioning works has now been completed successfully. It means that daytime trials, […]

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Daytime tram tests underway in Clifton

Daytime tram tests underway in Clifton

Daytime tram testing has today (Thursday) begun to Clifton town centre and through to the new Park and Ride site. In another important step towards the start of passenger services on the expanded network, the latest trials mean that trams will be running during the day along the whole length of the Clifton line. Tramlink […]

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Major road junction completed

Major road junction completed

New permanent traffic signals at the Queen’s Road East and University Boulevard junction, which has been altered to accommodate the new Chilwell tram route, have been switched on today (Tuesday). The move marks another step towards the completion of the tram expansion project as the city looks forward to the extension of services to Chilwell […]

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Call goes out for tram name suggestions

Call goes out for tram name suggestions

NET customers and local residents are being asked to suggest possible names for the latest trams which will be joining Nottingham’s expanding network. When Nottingham’s original 15-strong fleet was unveiled 11 years ago, each vehicle was named after people famously associated with the city and well-known community campaigners following suggestions made by the local public. […]

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