NCCC News: ENGLAND V INDIA: TRAVEL INFORMATION

We look forward to welcoming a full crowd to Trent Bridge for our sold out Vitality IT20 between England and India on Sunday July 10th.

With so many people descending on Nottingham this Sunday, and with disruption expected to the local road and rail network, we warmly encourage all spectators to arrive as early as possible.

Our gates open at 12.30pm, two hours before the scheduled start time of the match, with live music and a host of refreshment options on offer to keep you entertained before the action begins on the pitch.

Read on to better plan your arrival at our establishment.

Traveling by car

Our car parks at Bridge Field and Nottinghamshire Sports Ground are currently full. Please do not go to these car parks if you have not already obtained your parking card.

Parking can be secured during the day on the Victoria Embankment, at a cost of £10 per car. Please note that the wharf is no longer accessible by car from the eastern approach (near the Trent Bridge) and must now be accessed via Queens Drive/Riverside Way heading west. The NG2 2GJ postcode can help when navigating to the car park, as can navigating to the Victoria Embankment Playground. The map below shows potential routes between Trent Bridge and Embankment by car:

Travelers arriving by car should note that the Lady Bay Bridge over the River Trent (A6011) is currently closed to all traffic following a recent accident. The nearest bridge over the Trent by road is the Trent Bridge itself (A60), with an alternative route also possible over the Clifton Bridge (Clifton Boulevard/ A52):

Please also note that roadworks will take place on the A52 at Silverdale Junction (A52/ A453), Gamston Roundabout (A52/ A6011) and the A52/ Bingham Road Junction. Although no road closures are in place in connection with these roadworks during assembly, please be aware of possible delays. Further information can be found here…

Anyone traveling by car from out of town can take advantage of NET’s seven free park and ride facilities located around Nottingham. The most convenient tram transport and parking site for the A453 is at Clifton South (tram journey time 17 minutes), whilst parking is also available at Toton Lane (tram journey time 17 minutes). 31 minutes).

To travel by train

Nottingham train station is a 20 minute walk from the ground, with public transport and taxis available to take you to your destination.

Planned engineering work will take place on the rail network during the day. As part of this, all East Midlands Railway InterCity services to and from London St Pancras and Sheffield will terminate at Derby. Services to and from Leeds, meanwhile, will terminate in Sheffield.

A replacement rail service will operate by road between Nottingham and Sheffield, with two buses per hour.

East Midlands Railway train services between Norwich and Liverpool will begin and end in Nottingham.

Find more information on these planned works here…

To plan your trip, please visit the National Rail Inquiries website.

Traveling by tram

The Queens Walk and Meadows Embankment tram stops are about a 20 minute walk from the ground, with the route from the Meadows Embankment stop continuing along a pleasant stretch of the River Trent. Alternatively, a stop at Nottingham train station is just a 20 minute walk away. To help you plan your trip, visit www.thetram.net.

You can buy a group ticket for £8, which can accommodate up to two adults and three children (under 19).

Please note that special ‘event ticket’ pricing is not available for this match and Nottingham Express Transit is unable to operate a shuttle service for tram ticket holders between Nottingham Station and Trent Bridge. Regular bus services run between the two sites, which are a 20-minute walk away.

Traveling by bus

Regular bus journeys are available to the ground, with bus stops located on Bridgford Road and Radcliffe Road.

Grouprider tickets, priced at £6, allow up to five people to travel together (min 1 adult, max 2 adults) and are available to buy on the bus, provided you pay by contactless means or to have the exact price in cash.

Advantageous rates are also available for individuals if you choose to pay by contactless means. Find out more here and plan your bus journey at www.nctx.co.uk.

Trent Barton buses, meanwhile, serve West Bridgford and Nottingham via their main line (every ten minutes), Rushcliffe Villager, Keyworth and Cotgrave buses. Plan your trip at https://www.trentbarton.co.uk/.

Taxis

A taxi stand is 200 meters above ground on Bridgford Road, next to the large West Bridgford Co-op. Fares to and from the station will cost around £7. If you need to hail a taxi, some of our local operators include: Royal Cabs 0115 9608 608, Trent Cars 0115 950 5050 and Yellow Cars 0115 981 8181.

Traveling by bike

Supporters planning to take their bikes to Trent Bridge are asked to chain their bikes to the Bridge Field car park fence on Bridgford Road. Please bring a chain to secure your bike.

Bicycle parking will be available from two hours before the scheduled start time until one hour after the game closes. Please note that bicycles are not permitted inside the grounds for this fixture.

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