Reports Nottingham's tram works won't finish untill Easter

There are claims the tram works are way behind schedule Credit: PA

It is being reported that work on Nottingham's tram extension may not be finished till Easter.

A construction industry magazine has claimed the NET Phase Two project is well behind schedule.

The £423m scheme, which has been beset by delays, was due to be completed by the end of this year, but was then put back till early 2015.

Nottingham City Council have refused to be drawn on the new completion date but admit they're frustrated by the problems.

Deputy leader Graham Chapman said the contractors would be forced to pay "liquidated damages" - financial penalties for not meeting the agreed schedule:

A spokesman on behalf of the NET Phase Two Project said: