Once it's completed, the network will include a stop at the QMC, Nottingham's largest hospital. There will be a total of 51km of track, with 16 services per hour, running in each direction.
Each of the newly designed trams is capable of carrying up to 200 passengers, and it's estimated that 23 million people a year will travel to and from Nottingham’s busy city centre. Parking space in the city is limited, and NET will provide 5,400 parking spaces at seven park-and-ride sites to ease congestion and reduce traffic pollution.
NET will give access to 20 of Greater Nottingham’s 30 major employers, as well as to 1,275 workplaces in the city itself. Up to 8,000 jobs will be created locally, and Nottingham’s economy is expected to receive a £300m boost.
The project is being delivered by Taylor Woodrow.
You can find more information and the latest news on the project by visiting http://www.thetram.net/construction-about-phase-two/.