Category Archives: Nottingham Express Transit

Picture in Time: Nottingham Express Transit 208

Today’s edition of Picture in Time is back in Nottingham for another view taken in the early days of the new tram system.

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RAIB release reports into two door trap incidents

Two recent incidents of passengers and objects become stuck in tram doors have led the RAIB to release two separate reports over the past few days – one in Nottingham a full blown report whilst the other, in Manchester, leading … Continue reading

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In Pictures: NET Shipstone Street trackwork

Having previously looked at the rail replacement worksite just beyond the stop at The Forest we now take a look at the area around Shipstone Street which was also a hive of activity during the closure. All work was completed … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Trackwork in Nottingham

Between Thursday 23rd August and Sunday 2nd September services are suspended on Nottingham Express Transit between The Forest and Wilkinson Street to allow for track replacement to take place. The track is due to be replaced at several different locations … Continue reading

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Trackworks to lead to temporary timetable on NET

We’ve become used to line closures on UK tramways to allow for rail replacement works with the latest system to be affected being Nottingham Express Transit. From Thursday 23rd August until Sunday 2nd September no trams will be able to … Continue reading

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NET Charity tram tour raises funds for Crich and Forever Stars

A charity tram tour back in May which allowed enthusiasts the rare chance to see behind the scenes at Nottingham Express Transit’s Wilkinson Street Depot as well as to cover rare track on the network has raised £1,200 for the … Continue reading

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Group tickets launched in Nottingham and West Midlands

With school now out for summer a couple of the UK’s tram systems have launched special group ticket offers to help families make the most of the holiday season. Both Nottingham Express Transit and West Midlands Metro have extended the … Continue reading

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Tram and lorry involved in Nottingham City Centre collision

Tram services on Nottingham Express Transit were suspended in the city centre for just over an hour after a tram and lorry were involved in a collision close to the stop at Lace Market. Citadis 221 was involved in the … Continue reading

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Picture in Time: Nottingham Express Transit 207

Today Picture in Time is back in Nottingham for an image taken on just the second day of public service.

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English Light Rail journeys suffer small fall for first time in eight years

Over the past few years the number of passengers has been on the increase almost across the board but this overall increase has come to a halt in the latest figures released which have shown 416,000 fewer journeys were made … Continue reading

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NET 220 receives its new name

Nottingham Express Transit Citadis 220 is now running with its latest name following a special ceremony at Wilkinson Street Depot on Wednesday 27th June. 220 is the tram used each year to celebrate the overall winner at the Nurse and … Continue reading

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This week on British Trams Online

Another double helping of photos for you this week:

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Nurse of the Year announced

Nottingham Express Transit Citadis 220 now knows whose name will be applied to it for the next 12 months after the Nottingham Nurse and Midwife of the Year was announced at a ceremony in the city. Luisa Avanzado, a staff … Continue reading

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Picture in Time: Nottingham Express Transit 212

Today Picture in Time has a fairly recent image from Nottingham Express Transit, showing one of the Incentro trams shortly after it had the revised fleet livery applied.

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Chance to cover rare track on Nottingham Express Transit

A special charity tram tour on Monday 7th May will give lucky participants the chance to cover some rare track as well as seeing behind the scenes on Nottingham Express Transit. Raising funds for local charity Lucky Stars and the … Continue reading

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NET only fares frozen for third year in a row

Nottingham Express Transit have confirmed that all tram only fares will remain at the same levels for a third year in a row. There will be a modest rise in the cost of multi-operator fares as a result of some … Continue reading

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Tram passengers across England continue to be satisfied

It seems that it doesn’t take long for another survey of passenger satisfaction to come along with the latest results of the Transport Focus survey showing a continued high rating on five tramways: Blackpool Tramway, Manchester Metrolink, Midland Metro, Nottingham … Continue reading

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NET delays after tram/car collision

A tram was involved in a collision with a road vehicle at University Boulevard just as the rush hour was starting to pick up on Friday 23rd March causing delays to the network whilst the incident was cleared. At the … Continue reading

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Disruption for three tramways as another week begins

Monday mornings! Never the most popular time of the week as it is but for passengers on three separate UK tramways it was even worse as services were disrupted for a variety of reasons. London Tramlink, Manchester Metrolink and Nottingham … Continue reading

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NET’s popularity with passengers remains high

A new report has shown that the popularity of Nottingham Express Transit remains high with 98% saying they would recommend the network to friends and family. The survey was conducted by Tramlink Nottingham and took place between 12th May and … Continue reading

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