Category Archives: Nottingham Express Transit

Cold weather disrupts NET

There was major disruption to services on Nottingham Express Transit during the morning of Thursday 18th January with the severe weather being blamed for a bad start to the day. First announced at around 0600, NET initially confirmed that only … Continue reading

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Effects of pandemic still hit NET as latest accounts released

Nottingham Express Transit is still suffering the impact of the Covid pandemic impact with passenger numbers only having recovered to 80% of previous levels. This can be seen in the accounts released which report a pre-tax loss of £57.1 million, … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Flooding stops trams in Nottingham

The new year is only a few days old but the weather has already caused numerous issues to UK tram networks. Whilst Blackpool was hit by a delay to the service on New Year’s Day after overhead line damage, in … Continue reading

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January savings for NET Annual Season Tickets

Anyone who purchases an Annual Season Ticket for travel on Nottingham Express Transit during the month of January will be able to get big savings with the cost reduced by £225 to £450. This will give those who take advantage … Continue reading

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15 Years Apart: Nottingham Express Transit 201

Back one more with “15 Years Apart” as this time it’s a second look at a tram from Nottingham Express Transit.

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Tramlink Nottingham complete financial restructuring

Tramlink – operators of Nottingham Express Transit – have announced that they have completed a successful financial restructuring (a deal which has been two years in the making) which will secure the future of the network for the next ten … Continue reading

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NET donate to Pythian Club

When it was announced there was to be a crackdown on enforcement of parking rules at Park and Ride sites across the Nottingham Express Transit network it was mentioned that a percentage of the fines paid would go to charity … Continue reading

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Christmas and New Year services 2023/24

This is your one stop guide to see what services are due to operate on tramway and light rail systems over the festive period this year. There may be no services running on Christmas Day but if you miss your … Continue reading

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Overall responsibility of NET could move from Nottingham City Council

As part of the devolution deal which would see a new East Midlands Mayor appointed (and the setting up of a Combined Authority similar to elsewhere in the country), overall responsibility of Nottingham Express Transit could move from Nottingham City … Continue reading

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15 Years Apart: Nottingham Express Transit 205

This is the latest edition of “15 Years Apart” and we feature a tram from Nottingham Express Transit this time.

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NET performance increases – but not without challenges

Last time the Greater Nottingham Light Rail Transit Advisory Committee met (in September) the figures released on punctuality and reliability were a cause for concern with it continue to fall after a number of issues which had affected the NET … Continue reading

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The Completely Random A-Z of Trams in the British Isles! N is for Nottingham Express Transit

Onto the letter N today in our A-Z.

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NET 222 receives new name

As was revealed a few months ago, Nottingham Express Transit have honoured Mary Earps with a tram naming. Mary Earps is the England goalkeeper who also plays for Manchester United and was born in West Bridgford and has received the … Continue reading

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In Pictures: e-on return to advertising on Nottingham Express Transit

Nottingham Express Transit 205 has received its first ever full vinyl wrap advert with e-on returning with a new contract – the fourth different tram to have advertised this company (five different trams if you include Powergen ads with e-on … Continue reading

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NET support Nottingham Girls’ High School Junior School charity ramble

Students and staff from Nottingham Girls’ High School Junior School have raised more than £1,400 for the BBC’s Children in Need fundraiser about taking part in a six mile ramble. They were supported in the ramble by Nottingham Express Transit … Continue reading

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Man hit by tram in Nottingham

A man has been taken to hospital after he was hit by a tram on Chilwell Road, Beeston. The incident happened at approximately 1430 on Thursday 30th November.

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Zero tolerance campaign against fare dodgers to be launched on NET

Starting from Monday 4th December, Nottingham Express Transit will be starting a zero tolerance campaign as part of its continued efforts to crack down on fare evasion. This will see an increase in the presence of plain clothed officers at … Continue reading

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In Pictures: 232 waits for repairs in Nottingham

Back on 12th June 2023, Nottingham Express Transit 232 derailed at Bulwell in an incident which is currently being investigated by the RAIB. The tram hasn’t been seen in service since and is currently stored in the yard at Wilkinson … Continue reading

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What’s New on British Trams Online? 12th November 2023

Its the turn of the East Midlands to feature as part of our photo collection this week as we head to Nottingham Express Transit:

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Nottinghamshire County Council look at options for free concessionary pass tram travel

As regular readers of this website will probably be aware ever since concessionary pass holders were given free travel on buses across the country trams have been a bit of a poor relation with government funding only covering buses. This … Continue reading

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