Category Archives: Nottingham Express Transit

Nottingham Contactless introduced for travel on NET

Nottingham Express Transit has become the latest tram operator in the UK to offer full contactless payments for travel with the introduction of “Nottingham Contactless”. This now means that anyone who wishes to purchase an adult single or day ticket … Continue reading

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Out and About: On Nottingham Express Transit

“Out and About” today takes a trip to the East Midlands as we feature images taken on the Nottingham Express Transit network (and read the article for some links to videos from NET too!).

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Penalty fare to increase on NET from 1st October

Anyone found travelling without a valid ticket on Nottingham Express Transit from 1st October will be liable to a new penalty fare amount with it increasing from £50 to £70. Its hoped that this increase will help to further reduce … Continue reading

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Chase the Tram charity event in Nottingham

Saturday 18th September will see around 30 runners taking on the Chase the Tram challenge in Nottingham to help raise vital funding for the Rainbows Hospice which looks after terminally ill children.

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Reliability and punctuality hit on NET

As with many transport systems in the UK the months of July and August were a challenging period for Nottingham Express Transit with high staff absenteeism (relating to Covid self-isolation) leading to a fall in reliability and punctuality. The latest … Continue reading

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Track replacement works on Phoenix Park line to see weekend closure

There will be no trams running between Highbury Vale and Phoenix Park across the weekend of 25th and 26th September to allow for track replacement works to take place. Throughout the weekend trams from Clifton South will terminate at Bullwell … Continue reading

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NET become 700th organisation in East Midlands to sign Armed Forces Covenant

Nottingham Express Transit have shown their commitment to being an Armed Forces friendly organisation by becoming the 700th organisation in the East Midlands to sign the Armed Forces Covenant.

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Discounted travel to Nottingham Castle available with a NET Event Ticket

Anyone travelling to the recently reopened and revamped Nottingham Castle can now enjoy discounted tram travel with the NET Event Ticket now available for a return trip to the Castle which has seen a £30 million transformation over the past … Continue reading

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No trams to Phoenix Park

Nottingham Express Transit services between Highbury Vale and Phoenix Park have been suspended because of falling debris from a bridge at Cinderhill caused by a car accident. Services were initially suspended around 1200 on Tuesday 31st August whilst the bridge … Continue reading

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NET plays a starring role in short film

Nottingham Express Transit has played  a key role in the plot of a new short film which was premiered at the recent Nottingham Film and Food Festival. Shot by local film students, “Alone Together” is the story of two commuters … Continue reading

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NET service disruption due on Sunday 29th August

With Network Rail undertaking works in the Bulwell Forest area early on Sunday 29th August there will be disruption for Nottingham Express Transit services between 0600 and 0830 with no trams running from Hucknall to Bulwell.

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Add on NET ticket now available for megabus passengers

Anyone travelling on low cost coach operator megabus will now be able to book an add on ticket for travel on Nottingham Express Transit as part of a new deal between the two operators. This means that anyone who is … Continue reading

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Fares to rise on NET from 30th August

Day tickets on Nottingham Express Transit will increase by between 10p and 20p from 30th August 2021 as part of a delayed annual fare increase which had been due to be introduced in 2020 but was put back because of … Continue reading

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Overhead fault at Basford on NET causes service disruption

This article has been updated on Thursday 12th August. There has been major disruption on Nottingham Express Transit during Wednesday 11th August after an overhead line fault was discovered close to Basford tramstop on the line to Hucknall and Phoenix … Continue reading

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New side ads on Nottingham Express Transit helps to celebrate 20th anniversary of charity

Framework – which supports homeless and vulnerable people across Nottingham and Nottinghamshire – is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year with a new fundraising campaign which includes side adverts on several trams.

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Stop by Stop Nottingham Express Transit: Toton Lane – Toton Lane

And we finally reach the end of this second part of our “Stop by Stop” series on Nottingham Express Transit with the tram terminating at Toton Lane.

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Update – Current services on public transport systems across the British Isles

With the latest easing of restrictions taking place in England from today (Monday 19th July) which has seen the removal of the legal requirements for wearing face masks and to maintain social distancing – although still highly recommended in most … Continue reading

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Stop by Stop Nottingham Express Transit: Toton Lane – Inham Road

We’ve nearly made it all the way to Toton Lane in “Stop by Stop” but there is still one more stop before we reach there – that stop is at Inham Road.

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£56 million more committed by government to support English light rail

The Department for Transport have announced a further £56 million worth of funding for tram and light rail systems in England (outside of London) to help the operators continue to operate services as restrictions start to be eased across the … Continue reading

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Stop by Stop Nottingham Express Transit: Toton Lane line – Eskdale Drive

In this latest instalment of “Stop by Stop” we reach the stop at Eskdale Drive as we start the final approaches to Toton Lane.

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