A new route for Nottingham’s acclaimed Robin Hood Marathon on Sunday, September 27, will see temporary service changes on the city’s tram network.
Several road closures will be in place as thousands of runners make their way through the city streets and, in a number of places, the new race route crosses the expanded tram network.
Jamie Swift, NET Marketing Manager, explained: “From the start of services on Sunday morning until late afternoon, trams will operate between Hucknall and Phoenix Park and Royal Centre, Clifton South and Wilford Village and Toton Lane and University Boulevard.
“Customers will then need to change to a replacement bus service, operating every ten minutes from Beeston Centre and Wilford Lane to Royal Centre, providing a connection between all sections of the tram network.”
Throughout the day, all NET’s park and ride sites will be open, and customers should buy their tickets from the tram stop ticket machines as usual before boarding the tram or replacement bus.
Race competitors are also advised to use the Clifton South park and ride facility, before boarding a tram to Wilford Village, which is close to the start/finish line.
Jamie added: “The Robin Hood Marathon is always a very popular event and with road closures affecting motorists, trams and buses we expect to be very busy on the day. We would therefore ask people to allow a little extra time for their journey.”