Expanded network celebrates first ‘Tramiversary’

Expanded network celebrates first ‘Tramiversary’

Nottingham’s tram network is celebrating the first anniversary of the opening of new lines to Clifton and Toton. Today marks 12 months since the network expanded to stretch 32km across Nottingham, providing 28 additional stops and linking the system to major destinations such as the Queen’s Medical Centre, the University of Nottingham as well as […]

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Local businesses plug into superfast NETwork – via tramlines

Local businesses plug into superfast NETwork – via tramlines

Superfast data as well as superfast trams will soon travel along the new Nottingham Express Transit lines to benefit local businesses, thanks to the foresight of Nottingham City Council. Nottingham is leading the country in an innovative approach that ensures world class fibre optic cabling is installed when major works are being planned. During the […]

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Acclaimed former Nottingham Art School student honoured with final tram name

Acclaimed former Nottingham Art School student honoured with final tram name

The last of Nottingham’s new trams has been named after acclaimed local artist Dame Laura Knight whose childhood home now overlooks a tram stop. The unveiling today (Friday July 15) was attended by members of the Nottingham Castle Museum & Art Gallery and Nottingham City Council’s Portfolio Holder for Leisure and Culture, Cllr Dave Trimble. […]

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NET is number one say customers

NET is number one say customers

Nottingham’s tram network is leading the way across the country for customer satisfaction, an independent passenger survey has revealed. In a report published on 24 May by the nationally respected Transport Focus organisation, NET scored an impressive 98 per cent satisfaction rating – outstripping the performance of other UK tram networks. NET’s General Manager, Paul Robinson […]

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Trams named after Olympic gold medallist and Everest mountaineer

Trams named after Olympic gold medallist and Everest mountaineer

They are local heroes who have both been on top of the world – and now their achievements have been marked much closer to home. Olympic gold medallist Rebecca Adlington OBE and Mountaineer Doug Scott CBE have become the latest people to have a tram named in their honour. Swimmer Rebecca’s career highlight came at the 2008 […]

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Book about Nottingham’s tram network launched in city

Book about Nottingham’s tram network launched in city

The publishers of a new book on NET Phase Two launched it at the tourist information centre on Smithy Row yesterday afternoon, 3 March 2016. ‘Nottingham’s Growing Tramway: Building on NET’s Success’ by Geoffrey Skelsey, published by the Light Rail Transit Association (LRTA), is 96 pages long and includes chapters on Nottingham’s tram history, comparisons […]

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Notts County legends Jimmy & Jack receive tram tribute

Notts County legends Jimmy & Jack receive tram tribute

Notts County legends Jimmy Sirrel and Jack Wheeler have become the latest sporting figures linked with the city to have a tram named after them. Sirrel and Wheeler formed one of the most successful management teams in the football club’s history. Amongst their many achievements, the pair guided the Magpies to promotion to the First Division […]

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