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Expanding Your Tram Network

Work on Nottingham's multi-million pound tram service extension is now underway. The new route extends NET service to the south and southwest of the city, reaching Chilwell (via the QMC), Beeston and Clifton (via Wilford).

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delivering a world-class tram network for greater nottingham

NET's extension will more than double the size of Nottingham's tram network by the end of 2014. Passengers will benefit from 17.5km of new track and 28 new tram stops, easing access to many of the area's largest employers.

Construction work is being undertaken by Taylor Woodrow and Alstom, a joint venture on behalf of Tramlink Nottingham; the NET concession holder appointed by Nottingham City Council.

When NET's expansion is complete the tram network will consist of 51 tram stops, with the two new lines linking directly to Line One at Nottingham Station. The expanded tram network will visit 7 park and ride sites, providing service to approximately 23 million passengers a year.

net will:

  • Serve 20 of the 30 largest employers in Greater Nottingham
  • Carry around 23 million passengers a year
  • Provide access to more than 1,270 city workplaces
  • Help to boost the local economy by up to £300 million a year
  • Be key in the creation of up to 8,000 local jobs
  • Provide 5,400 tram-based parking spaces at seven park and ride sites
  • Provide 16 services per hour in each direction on the city centre section
  • Provide new ticket machines at tram stops and new trams designed to carry up to 200 people
  • Support the transformation of Beeston town centre and Clifton
  • Create new areas of open space for the public to enjoy