Archive by category Buses

End in sight – and new plans – for Broadmarsh car park and bus station

End in sight – and new plans – for Broadmarsh car park and bus station

Councillors are set to approve plans to demolish the Broadmarsh car park to make way for a brand new development. The City Council’s Executive Board, meeting next Thursday (June 1), will be told that demolishing and rebuilding the current car park is a better – and in the long-term cheaper – option than refurbishing it. […]

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Section of Carrington Street to close as substation works take place

Section of Carrington Street to close as substation works take place

The section of Carrington Street between Canal Street and Collin Street will close on Wednesday 24 May for approximately two weeks as works take place by Western Power to remove and relocate an electrical substation. The removal of the substation requires a deep excavation in the pavement and roadspace is needed to safely and completely […]

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New Centrelink and EcoLink buses electrify Nottingham’s Park & Ride services

New Centrelink and EcoLink buses electrify Nottingham’s Park & Ride services

Electric buses are being introduced on Nottingham’s Park & Ride bus services on Monday (30 January) – creating the UK’s first all-electric Park and Ride service. From Monday 30 January, a new Centrelink Park and Ride service will run from the Queens Drive Park & Ride Ecohub to Meadows Way, Nottingham Station, Broadmarsh Bus Station, […]

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New electric buses power Nottingham’s clean air ambitions

New electric buses power Nottingham’s clean air ambitions

Nottingham’s pioneering investment in electric buses reaches a key milestone this week with the official launch of the UK’s first all-electric Park & Ride services. Nottingham’s two bus-based Park & Ride sites – at Nottingham Racecourse and Queens Drive – will see their services turn electric from January following an investment of £3.2million. The 13 […]

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Robin Hood PAYG reaches £1million sales!

Robin Hood PAYG reaches £1million sales!

Nottingham City Council in partnership with Nottingham’s transport operators launched the Robin Hood pay-as-you-go smartcard in December 2015 to make travelling around Nottingham easier and cheaper and has now exceeded the £1million sale mark. Today there are almost 20,000 cards in circulation, providing local people with the flexibility that the Robin Hood card offers. Since […]

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One million electric miles achieved 

One million electric miles achieved 

Nottingham City Council’s electric bus fleet has reached the one million mile mark. This means that since starting operations in 2012, there has been £300,000 of savings in fuel costs and reductions in carbon emissions of at least 1050 tonnes. It would take 27,000 trees grown from seedling over ten years to absorb this amount of […]

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Look out for the new blue green buses

Look out for the new blue green buses

From 31 October 2016, customers using the Centrelink bus service that connects the Victoria and Broadmarsh bus stations will notice a difference. The existing red midi buses will be replaced with longer blue buses as Nottingham Community Transport begin operating this service on behalf of Nottingham City Council. Nottingham Community Transport will be trialling the […]

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£350,000 refurbishment for Victoria Bus Station

£350,000 refurbishment for Victoria Bus Station

The refurbishment of Victoria Bus Station is now complete improving facilities, ticketing and information for all bus travellers. Nottingham City Council used £350,000 of Department for Transport – Better Bus Areas funding to refurbish the bus station to make it a more attractive, comfortable and informative place to catch the bus. The bus station currently […]

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Green light for Eco Expressway

Green light for Eco Expressway

Buses, bikes and electric vehicles will get priority along one of Nottingham’s busiest routes, as it is turned into the new Eco Expressway. The six-mile route will run between the city centre and Vale Road in Colwick, via Manvers Street and Daleside Road. Work starts on October 3 2016 and will be delivered in phases. […]

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