There will be temporary changes to the Phoenix Park branch of Nottingham’s tram network for three days due to essential maintenance work.
The works will take place from Saturday 21 to Monday 23 October and will see sections of the track replaced close to the Phoenix Park tram stop.
During this period, there will be no tram service between the network’s Highbury Vale and Phoenix Park stops. A replacement bus service will operate in a loop helping customers from Phoenix Park and Cinderhill connect with the tram at Bulwell.
Darren Smith, NET’s Deputy Operations Manager, explained: “This is part of our track renewal programme that has been timed to coincide with the school half term holidays when our services are a little bit quieter.
“We will also be using the opportunity to carry out essential maintenance work on both the overhead lines and trees along the Phoenix Park section of the network.”
Tram schedules across the rest of the network will be slightly adjusted during the works.
Saturday 21 October and Monday 23 October will see trams run from every 10 minutes between 7am and 9pm, and trams operating from every 15 minutes at all other times during service. A normal Sunday timetable will be in operation on Sunday 22 October.
Services that usually terminate at Phoenix Park will instead terminate at Bulwell before turning back towards Clifton throughout the three days.
Stephanie Moss-Pearce, NET’s Marketing Manager, commented: “Although most services will be running as usual, we would advise those travelling to or from the Phoenix Park section of our network to allow a little extra time for their journeys during these three days.
“Whilst our Phoenix Park park & ride site will remain open during the works, we’d suggest that customers may want to consider parking at our other park & ride sites during the three days.”
Anyone who would like more information about the works or the temporary arrangements should contact NET’s customer service team on 0115 942 7777 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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