Category Archives: Nottingham Express Transit

Picture in Time: Nottingham Express Transit 209

When Nottingham Express Transit opened in 2004 some of the trams in the fleet started off not in fleet livery but instead carried full vinyl wrap adverts, one of which was 209 and it is that tram which is featured … Continue reading

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Picture in Time: Nottingham Express Transit 208

Another image coming from Nottingham for this week’s modern tram edition of Picture in Time.

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Picture in Time: Nottingham Express Transit 207

We continue our look at some of the trams of Nottingham Express Transit this week with another view taken on day two of the network.

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Changes to fares on NET

The latest fare review on Nottingham Express Transit will see new fares introduced from Sunday 25th August which will see some increases to NET student tickets, U19 Academic tickets, Robin Hood Pay As You Go and the event ticket. But … Continue reading

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Labour pledge to back NET extensions – if they win next general election

Labour have said that they will back extensions of Nottingham Express Transit from Phoenix Park to Kimberley and Toton Lane to East Midlands Airport if they win the next – as yet unscheduled – general election. This pledge was made … Continue reading

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Picture in Time: Nottingham Express Transit 204

Again this week are in Nottingham for a look at a tram operating on the Nottingham Express Transit system.

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In Pictures: Nottingham trackwork

Whilst we are currently in an in between period of trackworks in Sheffield it is the turn of Nottingham to see a revised service as new track is laid. This year the track replacement works are taking place in the … Continue reading

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Picture in Time: Nottingham Express Transit 202

Its time for a change of location again in our modern tram Picture in Time series and that location is Nottingham for a selection of views taken on the Nottingham Express Transit system.

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Hot weather causes tram delays

It probably hasn’t escaped your notice if you’re in the UK at the moment but it has been a tad warm over the past few days! Whilst it is nice to have a little bit of sun and warmth (but … Continue reading

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Study names Metrolink as fifth best in the world

In another boost for Manchester Metrolink the system has been named as the fifth best in the world as part of an international study. This study looked at 32 trams systems from across the world and Metrolink was in the … Continue reading

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August track replacement in Nottingham

For two weeks during August services on Nottingham Express Transit will run to a revised timetable with rail replacement works due to take place on the section between The Forest and High School. No trams will be running from The … Continue reading

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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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