Category Archives: Nottingham Express Transit

Three extensions proposed for Nottingham Express Transit

Ambitious plans for three new tram extensions in Nottingham have been revealed with the hope that a business case can be put together for the expansion in the next 12 months. Two of the new lines would see extensions from … Continue reading

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Don’t travel advice given across UK

Following on from Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s address on Monday 23rd September public transport should only be used in the UK for essential travel with several transport networks reiterating this fact in statements. It has also now been confirmed that … Continue reading

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More service reductions across the UK

As government advice for social distancing and to travel only if essential continues further service reductions have been introduced on light rail systems across the UK. The Tyne and Wear Metro have further reduced their timetables whilst a revised service … Continue reading

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NET delays after car flips at Gregory Street

Services to Toton Lane on Nottingham Express Transit were disrupted on Sunday 15th March after a car flipped over adjacent to the island platform stop at Gregory Street. The incident occurred at around 1230 and led to no trams able … Continue reading

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Peak time travel pass restrictions lifted as more Coronavirus measures in place across the UK

Since their introduction concessionary passes for use on buses and some trams have seen a limit on their use during morning peak times but in light of the current Coronavirus pandemic it has now been announced that this will be … Continue reading

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Tyne and Wear Metro first to announce reduced timetable in wake of Coronavirus

With new recommendations for reducing non-essential travel and the idea of more people working from home Nexus have announced that a reduced timetable will be in operation on the Tyne and Wear Metro for the foreseeable future. In making these … Continue reading

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Tram and car collide in Nottingham

Services on Nottingham Express Transit were briefly disrupted on Thursday 27th February after a car and tram collided on the single line loop towards the city centre in Hyson Green. Citadis 220 was the tram involved in the collision with … Continue reading

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Another award for Nottingham Trams Ltd

Nottingham Trams Ltd, the operator of Nottingham Express Transit, have announced that they have received a prestigious international award to recognise their commitment to the ongoing development of their staff – their most valuable asset as the press release puts … Continue reading

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NET first in UK to receive prestigious assets standard

Nottingham Express Transit are celebrating once again after becoming the first tramway in the UK to receive a prestigious international standard. Nottingham Trams Limited, as the operator of NET, have been awarded the catchy sounding ISO 55001:2014 (Assets) certification which … Continue reading

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Storm Ciara causes disruption across UK

“Storm of the Century”, named Ciara in the alphabetical naming sequence used by the Met Office in recent years, has seen severe disruption for UK tramways with not only strong winds but heavy rain leading to service changes. Blackpool, Edinburgh, … Continue reading

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NET back “Please offer me a seat” badge campaign

Nottingham Express Transit have become the latest organisation in the city to back the recently launched “Please offer me a seat” badge campaign in partnership with Nottingham City Council and Nottingham City Transport. As seen on many other public transport … Continue reading

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New advert carried in Nottingham for Pythian Club

The latest centre advert to be carried on a tram in Nottingham – it seems that the days of full vinyl wraps on Nottingham Express Transit have come to an end for now – is for the Pythian Club, an … Continue reading

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In Pictures: A brief sojourn on Nottingham Express Transit

Its back to Nottingham again in this brief pictorial article for a selection of photos taken on 23rd August 2019 on the Toton Lane line showing both the original Bombardier Incentro trams and the newer Alstom Citadis vehicles. David Mee … Continue reading

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What’s New on British Trams Online?

Photos coming from last September are the main feature this week:

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NET delays after smoke comes from brakes

Services on Nottingham Express Transit between Wilkinson Street and The Forest were temporarily suspended on Monday 13th January after smoke was seen coming from the brakes on a tram which required the local fire service to attend.

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NET and Ambulance service sign agreement to speed up treatment of passengers falling ill

Nottingham Express Transit and the East Midlands Ambulance Service have signed a formal “Memorandum of Understanding” aimed at speeding up the treatment of any passengers who may fall ill on the tram network. The aim is not only to speed … Continue reading

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Trams in Video: Nottingham Express Transit – August 2015

More video for you today and this time we are in the East Midlands to take a look at Nottingham Express Transit. This footage was mostly filmed on 25th August 2015, which was the first day of public services on … Continue reading

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New zonal short-hop fares, January bargains and some increases for NET

Monday 6th January 2020 will see a revised fares structure introduced on Nottingham Express Transit which will include the expansion of the short-hop fares to a new zonal system. At the same time there will be some increases to cash … Continue reading

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15 Years Apart: Nottingham Express Transit 207

Today “15 Years Apart” is back in Nottingham as we take a look at Incentro 207 in 2004 and 2019.

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Christmas and New Year services 2019/20

Christmas is a time to spend with your family but what happens if you want to do something a bit different? Well, you could always go for a ride or take some photos of trams around the country couldn’t you?! … Continue reading

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