Category Archives: Nottingham Express Transit

This week on British Trams Online

This week we have another three new Photo Galleries added to the site:

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Nottingham’s longest serving tram driver retires

Graham Cusick, the longest server driver on Nottingham Express Transit, has retired after 14 years behind the controls. Graham was one of the first intake of eight drivers employed in February 2003 at the start of testing and commissioning of … Continue reading

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RAIB report into fatality on NET released

On 15th August 2016 a member of the public was hit by Citadis 225 between David Lane and Basford tram stops, tragically suffering fatal injuries. The incident was subject to a full investigation by the RAIB and they have recently … Continue reading

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Fares on the rise in Nottingham and Sheffield

Selected fares on both Nottingham Express Transit and Stagecoach Supertram are to rise over the next couple of weeks with increased costs blamed for the increases.

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Picture in Time: Nottingham Express Transit 201

Into the East Midlands for this edition of Picture in Time as we take another look at Nottingham Express Transit with the first Incentro tram, 201, featured.

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Car collides with tram in Nottingham

Nottingham Express Transit services suffered minor delays on Saturday 11th March after a car collided with a tram close to the High School stop on the line to Hucknall and Phoenix Park. Citadis 233 was the tram involved in the … Continue reading

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This week on British Trams Online

We bring you another couple of Photo Galleries this week:

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2017 Community Heroes tram naming in Nottingham

On the day that Nottingham Express Transit celebrated their 13th anniversary they were also renaming a tram as 222 – the Community Heroes tram – received the name Michelle and Richard Daniels. The couple set up the Forever Stars charity … Continue reading

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New tramstop planned for Broadmarsh Shopping Centre

A new tramstop is set to be built at the Broadmarsh Shopping Centre in Nottingham City Centre as part of a package of projects announced for Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire. £10 million has been pledged for the redevelopment of the bus … Continue reading

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Work starts on new footbridge at Queens Medical Centre

Work has started to build a new footbridge linking the tramsotp at Queens Medical Centre to the main hospital. The new bridge will provide direct access from the tram platform to the south side of the hospital. It is planned … Continue reading

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Car on tracks causes NET disruption

Nottingham Express Transit services on the Toton Lane line were disrupted for nearly two hours on Wednesday 1st March after a car got stuck on the tracks. The car managed to drive onto the bridge close to Gregory Street tramstop … Continue reading

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NET driver lands top award

Nottingham Express Transit tram driver Daniel Patterson has received an Employee of the Year Award in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the network. This accolade is presented annually to a member of staff following nominations from colleagues throughout the … Continue reading

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Picture in Time: Nottingham Express Transit 206

We head off to Nottingham for today’s instalment of Picture in Time with an image coming from 2007 of one of the original Incentro trams in the original livery. It is no. 206.

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Weather causes delays for Metrolink and NET

Both Manchester Metrolink and Nottingham Express Transit have suffered service delays in the past week with the blame in both cases being put down to ice on the wires. For Metrolink the problems happened on Tuesday 24th January with freezing … Continue reading

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Delays for NET after man hit by tram

A man had to be taken to hospital after he was hit by a tram at Queen’s Walk on Nottingham Express Transit. The incident happened at approximately 1500 on Wednesday 18th January and caused all trams from Nottingham Station to … Continue reading

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Christmas and New Year services 2016-17

This is your complete one-stop guide to services being operated on all tram and light rail networks in the British Isles over the Christmas and New Year period 2016-17. The differences in services being offered is plain to see from … Continue reading

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Woman hit by tram at Bulwell

A woman was hit by a tram at Bulwell on Nottingham Express Transit’s Hucknall line on Wednesday 14th December at around 1100. The woman was taken to hospital but her injuries were reported as being minor. Tram services were disrupted … Continue reading

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New advert for NET 211

Nottingham Express Transit Incentro 211 has lost its three year old advertising vinyls for Alstom with a new design for Deliveroo now being carried by the tram. The pale blue Alstom livery was removed at the start of December with … Continue reading

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Ice on the wires causes problems for NET

It is the same story as every year when temperatures fall, on Monday 5th December Nottingham Express Transit services were disrupted after a tram broke down at Moor Bridge with ice on the wires blamed. The tram was reported as … Continue reading

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New fare to be introduced on Nottingham Express Transit

Passengers wishing to travel short distances within Nottingham City Centre will be able to take advantage of a new £1 short hop fare from Sunday 27th November. Any single journey between Nottingham Station and Nottingham Trent University will cost just … Continue reading

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