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Pupils get on board in honour of inspirational mathematicians

Pupils get on board in honour of inspirational mathematicians

While children across the world were celebrating literacy, science and maths as part of World Education Games Day today (Wednesday 14 October), ten pupils from Nottingham’s Whitemoor Academy were honouring two local mathematicians, Ada Lovelace and George Green, by helping name trams in their honour. The event took place at the Wilkinson Street depot, where […]

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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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