Category Archives: Nottingham Express Transit

Nottingham Express Transit Engineering Works: 18th and 19th May

There will be track works on Nottingham Express Transit over the weekend of Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th May which will see a change to services. The work will be taking place at David Lane on both days.

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In Pictures: 204 completes an e-on hattrick in Nottingham

e-on now have three incredibly similar adverts adorning trams in Nottingham after Incentro 204 swapped its previous all over ad for MHR Global for the incredibly familiar red vinyls for the power company. Of course, the company are no strangers … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Trams stored in Wilkinson Street Depot yard

As with practically every modern tramway system operating in the UK, Nottingham Express Transit currently have some of their tram fleet unavailable for service. Whereas for some systems the unavailable trams are currently inside workshops in Nottingham they remain stored … Continue reading

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RAIB report in Nottingham derailment released

The Rail Accident Investigation Branch have released a report into the derailment of Citadis 232 at Bulwell on Nottingham Express Transit which occurred at 1706 on 12th June 2023. In the report they set out what caused the tram to … Continue reading

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Contactless “tap on, tap off” payments for short hop journeys launched in Nottingham

Starting from 2nd April 2024, passengers who travel short distances on Nottingham Express Transit have been able to enjoy the benefits of contactless “tap on, tap off” payments with the introduction of new functionality on the contactless validation system.

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Nottingham collision between car and tram leads to delays

Nottingham Express Transit services were suspended for several hours on the Toton Lane line during the evening of Thursday 21st March after a collision between a car and a tram.

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92% of people would recommend NET according to new survey

Confidence in Nottingham Express Transit is continuing to increase according to the results of a new survey conducted by behavioural science experts, Mindfield Research. The survey asked 1,200 people living in and around Nottingham City Centre with 92% of those … Continue reading

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Nottinghamshire County Council to continue funding tram concessionary pass scheme

Holders of concessionary travel passes issued by Nottinghamshire County Council will still be able to enjoy free travel on Nottingham Express Transit after the Council decided against planned changes. They ran a consultation last year to gather the opinions of … Continue reading

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20 acts of kindness for NET’s 20th birthday

On 9th March 2004 Nottingham Express Transit welcomed its first passengers as services began between Station Street and Hucknall/Phoenix Park. Now 20 years on and as part of the now expanded network’s 20th birthday celebrations they have launched a “20 … Continue reading

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NET performance remains steady

Its almost time for the Greater Nottingham Light Rail Transit Committee to meet again and as we know by now that also means that the latest operational report on Nottingham Express Transit is released. This includes points of interest such … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Nottingham Express Transit 214 in its advert

We reported last month that Nottingham Express Transit 214 had received its very first advert following the application of a full vinyl wrap but at that time it was just a description – but now we have the photo to … Continue reading

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Pedestrian hit by tram in Nottingham

A pedestrian was hit by a tram in Nottingham City Centre on Tuesday 5th March near to the Royal Centre tramstop. The incident happened at around 1800 and saw NET services suspended between Royal Centre and Old Market for just … Continue reading

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Boy hit by tram in Nottingham

This article was updated 6/3/24 with further details and an update on the age of the person hit. A 11 year old boy has been taken to hospital with serious injuries when he was hit by a tram after falling … Continue reading

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NET raise over £11,500 for Nottingham community groups

As with many companies, Nottingham Express Transit support charities throughout the year and they have recently revealed that in 2023 that raised £11,573 in funds for local community groups, charities and initiatives.

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Adverts keep coming on across England

The variety provided in tram fleets by the application of advertising vinyls has continued over the past few days with another couple of trams on different tramways also being seen in new adverts. This affects both Manchester Metrolink and Nottingham … Continue reading

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Big increase in penalty fares issues on NET

Nottingham Express Transit launched a zero tolerance campaign to crack down on fare evasion in December 2023 with concerns about the number of people who were travelling on the trams without a ticket. It has now been revealed that since … Continue reading

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Minor NET delays after tram fault

Services on Nottingham Express Transit were disrupted for around an hour after a small external fire was spotted on a tram at Moor Bridge. The fire was discovered at around 0800 on Tuesday 6th February with services suspended between Bulwell … Continue reading

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In Pictures: More adverts in Nottingham

After a period following the last refurbishment of the Incentro trams on Nottingham Express Transit which saw fleet livery prevail in almost all cases, it appears that the age of the all over advert is back with 211 becoming the … Continue reading

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What’s New on British Trams Online? 21st January 2024

Off to Nottingham last October for some more photos:

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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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