Category Archives: The Tram Extension

A Ride on the First Tram Carrying Fare Paying Passengers From Toton Lane

The 06.01hrs on Tuesday 25 August 2015 from Toton Lane to Lace Market.

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New Tram Services from Toton Lane and Clifton Start Running Tomorrow, Tuesday 25 August, as Predicted

Click this link to see the official announcement. A special discounted ticket offer has been announced to celebrate the launch of Nottingham’s expanded tram network. Available from Tuesday 25th until Monday 31st August, NET has slashed the cost of its … Continue reading

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An Announcement Should Be Made on Monday About When The New Tram Lines Will Open

  Click on this link to read the Nottingham Post article.

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Speculation on Tram Opening Now Favours Tuesday 25 August

Councillor Richard MacRae will be cutting the ribbon to welcome THE PLATFORM  Food & Drinks Kiosk at the Tram Terminus on Toton Lane on Tuesday 25 August. Click on this link to see the detail on the Stapleford Community Group’s … Continue reading

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There’s No Stopping Us Now – Tram to Start Carrying Passengers on Friday?

That’s what a source says. Fact or fiction? Click on any thumbnail to start a slide show. Steve Austin is the copyright holder. You may download and use these photographs provided the copyright holder and source are acknowledged.

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Nottingham Tram Could Make Beeston ‘Better Than West Bridgford’, Says Conservative MP

    Click on this link to read the Nottingham Post article about what Anna Soubry said.

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NET Phase Two – Works on Chilwell Road and Devonshire Avenue on 16 August‏

Click on NET works update – works on Chilwell Road and Devonshire Avenue on 16 August to see the detail.

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Eskdale Drive Tram Safety Measures Petition Reaches 650 Signatures

Originally posted on BroxVox:
A petition to improve tram safety measures on a section of the extension to Nottingham’s tram extension in Chilwell has received 650 signatures in just four days – 500 within 18 hours. The petition calls on…

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Improve Safety Measures Along the Eskdale Drive Section of Nottingham’s Tram Extension

There are huge concerns as to the lack of adequate safety measures put into place along a stretch of tram track running parallel with Eskdale Drive, Chilwell. Councillor. Richard MacRae has drawn our attention to a petition to improve safety … Continue reading

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Testing Times

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Tram Works at Queens Road East & University Boulevard Junction from 24 July

Clare Maskell, NET Project Manager writes: Please find attached a leaflet with an update on NET works taking place at the Queens Road East/University Boulevard junction from 24 July.    These leaflets will be distributed shortly and the information will also … Continue reading

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Beeston Tram Bus Interchange Now In Use But Route Being Abused

As you know, the Beeston tram/bus interchange came into operation yesterday. This morning there were a number of bus company employees on hand to guide passengers. The old bus station in fenced off but the public toilets are still open … Continue reading

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When Will the Tram Start Running for Passengers Through Beeston?

Not yet! The Nottingham Post reports today, 3 July: Street Closed For Two Weeks Due To Tram Work Temporary traffic lights are to be placed at a busy junction in Lenton as work is carried out on tramlines. The lights … Continue reading

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Watch Your P’s and Q’s from Sunday 12 July

Changes at Beeston Bus Station Sunday 12 July Bus Services will start using the stops in the new Tram/Bus Interchange in the centre of Beeston from Sunday 12 July. The old bus station accessed from Station Road will close and … Continue reading

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NET Works Update – Works in Beeston and Chilwell From 30 June

Click on NET Works Update – Works in Beeston and Chilwell From 30 June for details.

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Tram Works on Middle Street from 25 June‏ 2015

Click on NET works update – works on Middle Street from 25 June for details.

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Tram Works Agonies More or Less Over

Its a little while since I took some photographs over the tram route. Click on this link to see a set I have taken today, 19 May 2015. The photographs show the vast majority of the work is now over … Continue reading

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NET Works Update – Works on Middle & Station Streets from 19 April

Click on NET works update – works on Middle & Station Streets from 19 April to see the detail.

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Tram Works Chaos by Beeston Post Office

Derek Constable writes: Have just returned from beeston post office. Elderly and disabled persons are standing outside the post office wondering how they can get to Devonshire and roads into Chilwell. Meanwhile 6 or more alleged workers stand around doing … Continue reading

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Historic Moment as First Tram Runs into Beeston

Early this morning the first tram slowly made its way from the end of University Boulevard across Queens Road and into Beeston travelling to Toton Lane and back again – the start of NET’s testing programme on the line in … Continue reading

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