Category Archives: Nottingham Express Transit

More power supply problems disrupt NET

Saturday 29th June saw more delays to services on Nottingham Express Transit for the second day in a row due to power supply issues. It was announced on NET’s social media at approximately 0900 that there was a power supply … Continue reading

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Power failure halts NET

A power failure in Nottingham on Friday 28th June led to a complete service suspension for an hour at the start of the evening rush hour. All trams were held in their locations whilst the power failure was resolved with … Continue reading

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English Light Rail journeys on the up again

After last year’s blip, when there was a small decrease in light rail journeys in England, the latest figures have shown that once again there has been an increase with a grand total of 272.4 million journeys recorded on the … Continue reading

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Minor collision in Nottingham

Nottingham Express Transit services were disrupted on Tuesday 11th June after a minor collision between an Incentro tram and a Range Rover. The collision occurred on Goldsmith Street between the stops at Nottingham Trent University and Royal Centre. NET described … Continue reading

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Reliability on the up for NET

Some pleasing news to report from Nottingham Express Transit – the service has just published its highest reliability for three years. Statistics for the period between February and April 2019 have shown 95.9% punctuality and 98.8% reliability; it was during … Continue reading

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In Pictures: New look for NET Incentro’s

As we reported last month all 15 of Nottingham Express Transit’s original Bombardier build Incentro trams are currently undergoing a refurbishment in a £3.5 million project which is said to “future-proof” the network. Whilst a lot of the work will … Continue reading

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NET Open Day announced

There will be a unique opportunity to see behind the scenes at Nottingham Express Transit’s Wilkinson Street Depot with a special open day on Friday 7th June. The event will include a guided tour as well as a chance to … Continue reading

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NET raise £1,200 for MacMillan Cancer Support

Nottingham Express Transit have raised more than £1,200 for MacMillan Cancer Support at the start of a new partnership between the two organisations. The money was raised by staff, passengers and the system operator with NET employees staging a bake … Continue reading

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NET Incentros set to enjoy second refresh

A £3.5 million project to fully refresh all of the original trams on Nottingham Express Transit – the 15 Bombardier Incentro trams – is underway with the first “new look” tram due to be unveiled on Friday 10th May. This … Continue reading

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Plans for further NET expansion including to Derby

Nottingham and Derby City Councils have submitted outline plans to the government looking at a major expansion of Nottingham Express Transit which could include the two cities being linked along with East Midlands Airport. The Department for Transport have shortlisted … Continue reading

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Track works in Nottingham on 28th April

The latest tramway in the UK to see some trackwork will be Nottingham Express with essential maintenance work due to take place in the city centre on Sunday 28th April. As a result of this work there will no trams … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Nottingham Station trams in September

Another pictorial for you with a few photos taken at Nottingham Station on Nottingham Express Transit on Saturday 28th September 2018. These images were captured by Hazel Quarmby and show trams old and new, in fleet livery and adverts.

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Boy injured after being hit by tram in Nottingham

A nine year old boy was taken to hospital after he was hit by a tram at Eskdale Drive on Sunday 7th April. The incident happened at approximately 1550 with the boy receiving treatment on scene by the ambulance service … Continue reading

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Police seek witnesses to tram conductor attack in Nottingham

Nottinghamshire Police are wanting to talk to a boy in connection with an assault on a tram conductor on 9th March. News of the assault has only just been released by the Police with a picture of the youth released … Continue reading

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NET goes green with new energy contract

All power on Nottingham Express Transit will be “green electricity” following the award of a new multi million contract to Robin Hood Energy. The new deal will start from 1st April and replaces the current deal which is said to … Continue reading

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Season ticket prices to see small increase on NET

It will be no April Fool for travellers on Nottingham Express Transit as there will be an increase to season ticket prices from Monday 1st April – although they are only small changes with all prices going up by less … Continue reading

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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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