Category Archives: Nottingham Express Transit

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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NET services to be suspended during lights switch on

Nottingham Express Transit services will be suspended through Old Market Square for around an hour on Thursday 24th November as the Christmas lights are switched on by Paralympians Ollie Hynd and Charlotte Henshaw. Services will run as normal before and … Continue reading

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NET Phase Two up for national civil engineering award

Earlier this year Nottingham Express Transit Phase Two was named as the winning project at the Institution of Civil Engineers’ East Midland’s Merit Awards for large projects and as a result has now been put forward for the ICE People’s … Continue reading

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Enthusiast tour raises over £1,000 for children’s charity

When you think of enthusiast Private Hires you probably think of the Blackpool Tramway but recently the London Transport Museum Friends hired a tram on Nottingham Express Transit for a full system tour with over £1,000 being raised for local … Continue reading

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This week on British Trams Online

Another Photo Gallery for you this week:

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Everyone’s a winner at Light Rail Awards

Well not quite everyone but it does seem a lot of the UK’s tramways are celebrating wins at the recent Light Rail Awards! Edinburgh Trams, Manchester Metrolink, Midland Metro and Nottingham Express Transit have all been delighted to announce their … Continue reading

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Collisions in Croydon and Nottingham

Thursday 6th October was a bad day for collisions on our tramways with both Nottingham Express Transit and London Tramlink suffering delays following incidents which saw trams collide with road vehicles. The first incident was shortly before 0900 outside Nottingham … Continue reading

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Service changes ahead for NET

Two events taking place in Nottingham over the next few weeks will see changes to Nottingham Express Transit services. Both the Robin Hood Half Marathon (Sunday 25th September) and the Goose Fair (Wednesday 5th to Sunday 9th October) will see … Continue reading

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In Pictures: New advert for NET 206

Nottingham Express Transit Incentro 206 has recently received new advertising vinyls for Jet2.com, replacing the previous long standing advert for e-on. The tram has retained its red base but has been covered in vinyls for Jet2.com – and we mean … Continue reading

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Tram passenger injured following car v tram collision

A passenger on board a tram was taken to hospital following a collision between a car and a tram on Wilford Lane. Eyewitness reports suggest the car drove into the side of the tram at approximately 1400 on Monday 5th … Continue reading

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Man dies after being hit by tram

A man in his 50s has died after being hit by a tram close to the David Lane tramstop on the phase one line to Hucknall. The incident happened shortly after 2300 on Monday 15th August and the Police have … Continue reading

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Track replacement works for NET

Sunday 28th August will see track replacement works take place on Nottingham Express Transit in the David Lane and Cinderhill areas causing a revised service to operate. All services from Clifton South and Toton Lane will only run as far … Continue reading

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