Category Archives: Nottingham Express Transit

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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Farewell to return tickets on NET

Anyone travelling on Nottingham Express Transit from Monday 7th January will see some changes to the fare structure with the removal of all return tickets based on “customer feedback” and aimed at “simplifying” fares. From this date anyone wanting to … Continue reading

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Christmas and New Year services 2018/19

The Turkey gets boring, you’re fed up with yet more repeats on the television and being confined to barracks with the family is starting to get a bit irritating – but what are you going to do? How about going … Continue reading

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This week on British Trams Online

There are another couple of Photo Galleries now added to the website, with the theme of systems which can easily be reduced to three letter acronyms!

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Passenger satisfaction up on NET

A new survey undertaken on behalf of Keolis, operators of Nottingham Express Transit, has shown that 96% of passengers are satisfied with the service – this is a major increase on other recent surveys which have had a lower sample … Continue reading

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Picture in Time: Nottingham Express Transit 201

We’re off to Nottingham for today’s edition of Picture in Time with a view of one of the vinyl wrap adverts carried on the trams.

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Now Nottingham suffers as car collides with tram

Coming just a couple of weeks after the launch of a new safety campaign warning motorists and pedestrians of the dangers around trams in Nottingham there was disruption for Nottingham Express Transit on Wednesday 31st October following a collision at … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Nottingham Express Transit August 2018

A small pictorial article looking at some of the trams in action on Nottingham Express Transit during August. Starting off around Old Market Square we not only view the trams but also take a look at the NET shop before … Continue reading

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