Category Archives: Nottingham Express Transit

2019 NET Community Hero tram named

One of the recent traditions on Nottingham Express Transit around its anniversary is the naming of a tram after a Community Hero with Citadis 222 the tram reserved for this honour. The 2019 renaming took place on Friday 15th March … Continue reading

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NET get on the publicity machine as it reaches its 15th anniversary

In recent months local media have been reporting on what they see as the frequent service disruption on Nottingham Express Transit but now as the network celebrates its 15th anniversary the Greater Nottingham Light Rapid Transit Advisory Committee have been … Continue reading

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This week on British Trams Online

We go oll nostalgic this week as we feature photos from the second day of Nottingham Express Transit, 15 years ago this month:

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Tramlink Nottingham post loss of £18 million

Tramlink Nottingham – the company who operate Nottingham Express Transit – have posted their latest accounts which have shown a loss of over £18 million in the past year; a not insignificant sum but one which is £48.5 million less … Continue reading

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Farewell to return tickets on NET

Anyone travelling on Nottingham Express Transit from Monday 7th January will see some changes to the fare structure with the removal of all return tickets based on “customer feedback” and aimed at “simplifying” fares. From this date anyone wanting to … Continue reading

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Christmas and New Year services 2018/19

The Turkey gets boring, you’re fed up with yet more repeats on the television and being confined to barracks with the family is starting to get a bit irritating – but what are you going to do? How about going … Continue reading

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This week on British Trams Online

There are another couple of Photo Galleries now added to the website, with the theme of systems which can easily be reduced to three letter acronyms!

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Passenger satisfaction up on NET

A new survey undertaken on behalf of Keolis, operators of Nottingham Express Transit, has shown that 96% of passengers are satisfied with the service – this is a major increase on other recent surveys which have had a lower sample … Continue reading

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Picture in Time: Nottingham Express Transit 201

We’re off to Nottingham for today’s edition of Picture in Time with a view of one of the vinyl wrap adverts carried on the trams.

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Now Nottingham suffers as car collides with tram

Coming just a couple of weeks after the launch of a new safety campaign warning motorists and pedestrians of the dangers around trams in Nottingham there was disruption for Nottingham Express Transit on Wednesday 31st October following a collision at … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Nottingham Express Transit August 2018

A small pictorial article looking at some of the trams in action on Nottingham Express Transit during August. Starting off around Old Market Square we not only view the trams but also take a look at the NET shop before … Continue reading

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New safety campaign launched in Nottingham

Accidents and near misses caught on CCTV will be used in a new video as part of a campaign aimed at improving safety on Nottingham’s busy roads with the nights rapidly drawing in. Nottingham Express Transit are urging motorists, cyclists … Continue reading

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Luas & Edinburgh Trams win the main award at Global Light Rail Awards again

Transdev Dublin Light Rail – operators of Luas – and Edinburgh Trams have been named joint Operators of the Year at the Global Light Rail Awards. The annual award ceremony took place in London on 3rd October and as always … Continue reading

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Picture in Time: Nottingham Express Transit 208

Today’s edition of Picture in Time is back in Nottingham for another view taken in the early days of the new tram system.

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RAIB release reports into two door trap incidents

Two recent incidents of passengers and objects become stuck in tram doors have led the RAIB to release two separate reports over the past few days – one in Nottingham a full blown report whilst the other, in Manchester, leading … Continue reading

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In Pictures: NET Shipstone Street trackwork

Having previously looked at the rail replacement worksite just beyond the stop at The Forest we now take a look at the area around Shipstone Street which was also a hive of activity during the closure. All work was completed … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Trackwork in Nottingham

Between Thursday 23rd August and Sunday 2nd September services are suspended on Nottingham Express Transit between The Forest and Wilkinson Street to allow for track replacement to take place. The track is due to be replaced at several different locations … Continue reading

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Trackworks to lead to temporary timetable on NET

We’ve become used to line closures on UK tramways to allow for rail replacement works with the latest system to be affected being Nottingham Express Transit. From Thursday 23rd August until Sunday 2nd September no trams will be able to … Continue reading

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NET Charity tram tour raises funds for Crich and Forever Stars

A charity tram tour back in May which allowed enthusiasts the rare chance to see behind the scenes at Nottingham Express Transit’s Wilkinson Street Depot as well as to cover rare track on the network has raised £1,200 for the … Continue reading

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Group tickets launched in Nottingham and West Midlands

With school now out for summer a couple of the UK’s tram systems have launched special group ticket offers to help families make the most of the holiday season. Both Nottingham Express Transit and West Midlands Metro have extended the … Continue reading

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