Category Archives: Nottingham Express Transit

Trams lead the way for passenger satisfaction in the UK

It seems that if you want to satisfied about your morning commute the only way to travel is by tram! The latest Passenger Focus survey has shown that on average across the UK (except for on London Tramlink) passengers have … Continue reading

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Picture in Time: Nottingham Express Transit 215

This week our modern tramway Picture in Time image is from Nottingham Express Transit as we feature the last of the Bombardier Incentro trams – no. 215.

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In Pictures: NET 229 collision with lorry

As we reported at the weekend Nottingham Express Transit 229 was involved in a collision with a lorry in the city centre on Saturday 3rd June – the second incident involving a Citadis tram in the city centre in a … Continue reading

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Delays after tram and lorry collide in Nottingham

Nottingham Express Transit services were suspended between Royal Centre and Nottingham Station for over three hours on Saturday 3rd June following a collision involving a lorry and a tram on Victoria Street. The tram involved was Citadis 229.

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Tram derails in Old Market Square **updated**

Nottingham Express Transit services have been severely disrupted following the low speed derailment in Old Market Square of Citadis 235. The derailment happened shortly after 1530 on Thursday 25th May as the tram was using the crossover just beyond the … Continue reading

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Nottingham Express Transit Service Change: Saturday 27th to Monday 29th May

Track replacement work will see the Nottingham Express Transit network split into two over the Spring Bank Holiday weekend with trams running from Hucknall and Phoenix Park to Wilkinson Street and from The Forest to Toton Lane and Clifton South.

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PayPoint tickets to be discontinued on NET

Nottingham Express Transit will no longer be selling tickets for travel through PayPoint outlets from Monday 22nd May with this formerly popular mode of purchasing tickets having dropped in recent years. Tickets will still be able to be purchased at … Continue reading

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This week on British Trams Online

We bring you another Photo Gallery this week as wel as updating some Fleet Lists:

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Picture in Time: Nottingham Express Transit 204 & 214

And today Picture in Time features an image from Nottingham Express Transit again with two trams present.

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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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