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Nottingham hosts national smart card transport ticketing conference

Nottingham hosts national smart card transport ticketing conference

Nottingham’s Council House will host a national conference on smart card transport ticketing this week and transport experts from the City Council and NET will be key speakers. This annual Transport Card Forum event will take place in Nottingham for the first time in over 10 years tomorrow (Wednesday 23 September) and Thursday (24 September), […]

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Tram named after cricket hero

Tram named after cricket hero

Local cricketing hero Stuart Broad has had one of Nottingham’s trams named after him. The Nottinghamshire and England star, who was put forward for the naming through a nominations process, unveiled his name on tram 237 during a special ceremony today (Thursday, September 17) at the Wilkinson Street Tram Depot. Broad, who sealed England the […]

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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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Carrington Street area improvements start

Carrington Street area improvements start

Works to improve pedestrian access in the Carrington Street area start on Monday, 7th September. This is the first phase of a longer term programme for Carrington Street to improve its pedestrian connections between Meadows Way, Nottingham Station, Station Street and Canal Street. On Arkwright Street the pavements between Crocus Street and Queens Road/Sheriffs Way […]

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Switch-on signals completion of improvements

Switch-on signals completion of improvements

The completion of improvement works to introduce much-needed pedestrian facilities and better road surfaces at the Manvers Street / Pennyfoot Street / Newark Street junction was marked by new traffic signals being switched on. The scheme, completed on Friday September 4th, provides signalised pedestrian crossing at this busy junction for the first time, helping the […]

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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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