THE GS TRAM SITE

NOTTINGHAM

UNITED KINGDOM

flag.gbr

25 Aug. 2015

Up-to-date

The Nottingham tram network after a major extension.




UNITED KINGDOM

BIRMINGHAM

CAERDYDD - CARDIFF

EDINBURGH

LONDON

MANCHESTER

NOTTINGHAM

SHEFFIELD


GS Web Site Home


Nottingham tram photo


Nottingham 2015 tram map



I created the above map by overlaying an OpenStreetMap (OSM) map with my own data. Copyright on the OSM map is © OpenStreetMap & Contributors, licensed under a CC-BY-SA (Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 licence).

Please note that the OSM map used as a template for this map corresponds to the situation at the time the map was downloaded and may show features that did not exist at the time the GS Tram Site is supposed to show. In particular, it may show bridges and highways that were built later.


TRAM ROUTES

Operator: Nottingham Express Transit

HT Hucknall - Toton Lane Line Hucknall - Moor Bridge - Highbury Vale - Basford - Hyson Green - Old Market Square - Nottingham Station - Beeston - Toton Lane
PC Phoenix Park - Clifton South Line Phoenix Park - Highbury Vale - Basford - Hyson Green - Old Market Square - Nottingham Station - Silverdale - Clifton South

Note: The route designations HT and PC are for clarity only. They are not used by the operator.



CHARACTERISTICS OF THE SYSTEM

NETWORK LENGTH

  • Tramway: 32 km.


HISTORY

Tramways

  • Horse tramways: 17 Sept. 1878 - 30 Apr. 1902
  • Steam tramways: 1884 - 1885
  • First-generation electric tramway: 17 Nov. 1900 - 6 Sept. 1936.
  • Revived tramway (Nottingham Express Transit): 9 March 2004 - today.

GAUGE

  • Tramway (First-generation tramway): ? mm.
  • Nottingham Express Transit: 1435 mm.

SOURCES

PRINT

  • Bett, W.H. & Gillham, J.C. Great British tramway networks. London: Light Railway Transport League, 1962.
  • "Bringing Nottingham together", Tramways & Urban Transit, Special Supplement, Nov. 2015 (78: 935), 30p.
  • "Nottingham Express Transit - Light rail operator of the year" Tramways & Urban Transit, June 2008 (71: 846), p.225-232.
  • "Nottingham: First tram is almost ready to roll", Tramways & Urban Transit, Sept. 2002 (65: 777), p.329-332.
  • Rossiter, W. "Wider impacts on NET Phase Two", Tramways & Urban Transit, Sept. 2016 (79: 945), 347-349.

WIKIS

WEB SITES


Hit count for the GS Tram Site: Counter icon