Nottingham tram line foundations are being laid

New tram design
Image caption The new trams will be built in Barcelona for Nottingham Express Transit

The first tram track foundations have begun to be laid as part of an 11 mile (17.5km) extension to Nottingham's tram network.

The £570m project includes the construction of two new lines which will serve Wilford, Clifton, Beeston and Chilwell.

The work started on Friday at a new park and ride site being built near the Bardills Island on the A52.

Services on the new routes are expected to be running by late 2014.

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