Butler's Hill tram stop

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Butler's Hill
NET tram station
Tram at Butlers Hill stop - geograph.org.uk - 661623.jpg
Butler's Hill tram stop, with Robin Hood railway line to left
Coordinates 53°01′44″N 1°11′19″W / 53.028803°N 1.188482°W / 53.028803; -1.188482Coordinates: 53°01′44″N 1°11′19″W / 53.028803°N 1.188482°W / 53.028803; -1.188482
Owned by Nottingham Express Transit
Line(s) NET Line 1
Platforms 1
Tracks 1
Construction
Structure type At grade; on private right of way
Disabled access Yes
History
Opened 2004
Services
Preceding station   Nottingham Express Transit Nottingham Express Transit   Following station
Moor Bridge
towards Chilwell
  Line 1   Hucknall
(terminus)

Butler's Hill is a tram stop on the Nottingham Express Transit (NET) light rail system near to Hucknall in the Nottinghamshire district of Ashfield. It takes its name from the adjoining residential area of Butler's Hill. The stop is part of the NET's initial system, and is situated on the long single line section between Bulwell and Hucknal tram stops that runs alongside the Robin Hood railway line. Like all the other intermediate stops on this section, the stop has a passing loop with an island platform situated between the two tracks of the loop.[1][2]

With the opening of NET's phase two, Butler's Hill is now on NET line 1, which runs from Hucknall through the city centre to Beeston and Chilwell. Trams run at frequencies that vary between 4 and 8 trams per hour, depending on the day and time of day.[3][4]

The tram stop should not be confused with the former Butler's Hill railway station, which was situated on the, now closed, Great Northern Railway's Nottingham to Shirebrook line, some 250 metres (820 ft) to the north-west of the tram stop. The Robin Hood line that passes alongside the stop was originally the former Midland Railway route from Nottingham to Worksop, but there has never been a railway station at the stop's location.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Nottingham Express Transit : Tram Stops : Butler's Hill". TheTrams.co.uk. Archived from the original on 26 August 2015. Retrieved 9 August 2015. 
  2. ^ Election Maps (Map). Ordnance Survey. Retrieved 14 August 2015.  Viewed for appropriate area with unitary authority ward boundaries and names selected.
  3. ^ "Extending your Tram Service" (PDF). Nottingham Express Transit. Archived (PDF) from the original on 7 August 2015. Retrieved 5 August 2015. 
  4. ^ "Nottingham Express Transit Phase 2 opens". Railway Gazette. DVV Media UK Ltd. 25 August 2015. Archived from the original on 28 August 2015. Retrieved 25 August 2015. 
  5. ^ "Rail Map Online". RailMapOnline.com. Retrieved 14 August 2015.  Viewed for appropriate area with stations and station labels active.

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