Businesses along the route of the new tram extension in Birmingham say they're angry the project has been delayed again after safety tests found problems with the track.
Firms have received compensation for the over running works, but some say they're still surviving on a knife edge.
The £128 million upgrade and extension was meant to start carrying passengers all the way to and from Grand Central station this weekend.
Those in charge of the work say the setback is 'bitterly disappointing', but they must get everything right before the route can open to the public. Chris Halpin reports.
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Trent Bridge has been re-opened this morning, after being closed last night due to a police incident.
Trent Bridge is open this morning, and we are back to normal route on Navy and Green services
Police had been concerned for the safety of a man on the bridge, but he left the area safe and well.
One lane is blocked and there's queueing traffic due to an accident involving two cars on the M1 Southbound between Junction 15 A45 / A508 (Northampton) and Junction 14 A509 (Milton Keynes).
There is heavy traffic on the M6 and M5 this morning:
One lane is closed and there is heavy traffic due to a broken down vehicle on the M5 Northbound between Junction 3 A456 (Halesowen / Birmingham) and Junction 2 A4123 (Oldbury / Birmingham).
One lane is closed and there is heavy traffic due to an accident on the M6 Southbound between Junction 6 A38(M) Aston Expressway / A5127 Gravelly Hill / A38 Tyburn Road / Slade Road Spaghetti Junction and Junction 5 A452 (Castle Bromwich).
The M5 is blocked Southbound with stationary traffic between Junction 4A M42 and Junction 5 A38 (Droitwich/Whychbold).
The carriageway is blocked to assist with a tyre change on a lorry.
Nottingham Express Transit has confirmed Phase Two of the city's tram project will open to the public today.
It follows two years of disruption and delays to residents as 17.5km of new tram lines have been laid to Clifton and Toton.
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Councillor Jane Urquhart, with lead responsibility for NET at Nottingham City Council, said:
“This is a really great day for Nottingham. It marks the dawn of a new era when NET becomes a true network and, with trams running from every seven minutes, it is all set to provide easier access to key locations right across the city.