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Victoria Bus Station improvements complete

Victoria Bus Station improvements complete

More than two million passengers a year can start benefiting from £250,000 of improvements at Victoria Bus Station now that they have been completed. The Department for Transport-funded scheme has seen a number of significant improvements to the busy transport hub, including new signage, re-glazed glass roof, improved seating and new automated doors and flooring. […]

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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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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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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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Providing a Safe Place for the city’s vulnerable residents and visitors

Providing a Safe Place for the city’s vulnerable residents and visitors

The City Council is pleased to announce that the Broadmarsh, Victoria and Mobile Travel centres have signed up to offer ‘Safe Places’ as part of the Nottingham Mencap scheme. Launched in October 2014, the Smile! Stop Hate Crime programme works in partnership with Nottinghamshire Police, Nottingham City Council, Nottinghamshire County Council and Nottinghamshire Fire and […]

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Nottingham promotes safer business driving

Nottingham promotes safer business driving

An event is being organised by the Nottinghamshire Road Safety Partnership to help businesses adopt driving practices that will prevent accidents, save lives and reduce operational costs. The Driving for Better Business Nottingham Seminar will be held on Tuesday June 16th, 2015 at Nottingham Trent University’s Nottingham Conference Centre. Its aim is to encourage local […]

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