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Phoenix Park closure for rail replacement

The Phoenix Park branch of Nottingham Express Transit will be closed between Saturday 21st and Monday 23rd October to allow rail replacement works to take place.

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Edinburgh Trams scoops top award at Global Awards

Edinburgh Trams is officially the best tramway in the UK following its win at the Global Light Rail Awards this week. Edinburgh walked away with the Operator of the Year Award at the glittering ceremony which was held at London’s … Continue reading

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NET to operate revised service for Goose Fair

A revised service will operate on Nottingham Express Transit during the Goose Fair which takes place at The Forest Recreation Ground in early October with a handy tramstop located right next to the event. Revised services will be run to … Continue reading

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This week on British Trams Online

We have another two Photo Galleries for you this week, along with our usual updates:

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Picture in Time: Nottingham Express Transit 202

Today Picture in Time heads to Nottingham for another archive image of Nottingham Express Transit, this time dating from 2005.

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Man hit by tram in Nottingham

A man was hit by a tram close to Gregory Street tramstop at approximately 0815 on Thursday 7th September suffering serious, although not life threatening, injuries. Nottingham Express Transit are investigating the incident. The incident caused NET services were unable … Continue reading

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Nottingham Express Transit service change: 26th August to 30th August

Tram track replacement works on Nottingham Express Transit will mean services are amended over the August Bank Holiday weekend and beyond. Track is due to be replaced on both the northbound and southbound lines at the junction of Mount Hooton … Continue reading

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Nurse of the Year names her tram

The latest recipient of Nottingham’s Nurse of the Year, Christina O’Loughlin, has unveiled her name on the side of Citadis 220 in a special ceremony at Wilkinson Street Depot. Student Nurse Christina was the guest of honour at the ceremony … Continue reading

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Three tram systems in one day completed for charity

On Thursday 20th July Chris Holmes, Metrolink Asset Management Technical Assistant at Transport for Greater Manchester, completed a challenge of travelling across three tram systems in England in one day – all in the name of charity. Starting on Metrolink … Continue reading

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Bridge opens linking tramstop to Queen’s Medical Centre

A new pedestrian bridge has opened linking the Nottingham Express Transit tramstop with the Queen’s Medical Centre. Named in honour of Professor Sir Peter Mansfield – who also has a tram named after him – the bridge is 90 metres … Continue reading

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Picture in Time: Nottingham Express Transit 205

This edition of Picture in Time is in the East Midlands as we feature Nottingham Express Transit with Incentro 205 the tram in the picture.

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Full services resumes on NET

After four days services are once again running on the whole Nottingham Express Transit system with repairs completed to the overhead in the Basford area. Trams started to be able to run between David Lane and Wilkinson Street late on … Continue reading

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Major disruption after overhead line damage at Basford

They say bad luck comes in threes and hopefully that is the case for Nottingham Express Transit with the third high profile incident in recent months seeing major damage to the overhead at Basford. The damage happened due to a … Continue reading

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In Pictures: NET 210’s livery of many colours

It looks as though another new advertising livery is on the way in Nottingham – either that or NET are trialling a new dazzle livery! – with Incentro 210 currently running in a multi coloured vinyl wrap livery. It doesn’t … Continue reading

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Car v trams in Croydon and Blackpool

The last few days have seen further incidences of trams being involved in collisions with cars in both Croydon and Blackpool. The latter system also saw a car abandoned on the tracks close to Cleveleys

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Record passengers carried on UK tramways once again

It’s been a day of statistics with the Department for Transport releasing their annual light rail and tram statistic for 2016/17. The figures have shown the now inevitable increase in passenger numbers with all tramways in England enjoying increased passenger … Continue reading

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Trams lead the way for passenger satisfaction in the UK

It seems that if you want to satisfied about your morning commute the only way to travel is by tram! The latest Passenger Focus survey has shown that on average across the UK (except for on London Tramlink) passengers have … Continue reading

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Picture in Time: Nottingham Express Transit 215

This week our modern tramway Picture in Time image is from Nottingham Express Transit as we feature the last of the Bombardier Incentro trams – no. 215.

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In Pictures: NET 229 collision with lorry

As we reported at the weekend Nottingham Express Transit 229 was involved in a collision with a lorry in the city centre on Saturday 3rd June – the second incident involving a Citadis tram in the city centre in a … Continue reading

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Delays after tram and lorry collide in Nottingham

Nottingham Express Transit services were suspended between Royal Centre and Nottingham Station for over three hours on Saturday 3rd June following a collision involving a lorry and a tram on Victoria Street. The tram involved was Citadis 229.

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