Category Archives: Edinburgh Trams

In Pictures: 269 makes it three AMEX trams in Edinburgh

We previously brought you news that there were two trams in Edinburgh advertising American Express and now there is a third! Following hot on the heels of 264 and 270, 269 has also seen the adverts applied and as with … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Edinburgh Trams from above

It’s not often that we take a look a tram in Edinburgh from above with the opportunities to do so fairly limited but in this short article that is exactly what we do as we see all the various equipment … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Now American Express go for two adverts in Edinburgh

What is it this year about companies deciding to have at least two adverts on trams? Well, whatever it may be there is another occurrence in Edinburgh with American Express now advertising on both 264 and 270. The advert applied … Continue reading

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In Pictures: American Express now accepted on Edinburgh Trams

264’s period of time in standard fleet livery with no adverts didn’t last for long as barely a week after it was noted in this condition it has now received vinyls for American Express. Of note is that the application … Continue reading

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Edinburgh Trams supports Pedal for Scotland again

The annual Pedal for Scotland event, due to be held on Sunday 8th September, will once again be supported by Edinburgh Trams with extra trams due to run in the early morning exclusively for participants in the event between Haymarket … Continue reading

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In Pictures: A revised name for a tram stop in Edinburgh

Since Edinburgh Trams opened some five and a bit years ago one of the city centre tram stops has been known as West End Princes Street (although had been scheduled to be called Shandwick Place in pre-opening publicity) – but … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Always a tram in sight – Edinburgh style!

They always used to say that if you went to Blackpool there was always a tram in sight and recently that seems to have been the case in Edinburgh with an intensive tram service being operated for a number of … Continue reading

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In Pictures: New adverts for two trams in Edinburgh

The ever changing scene of adverts being carried on trams in Edinburgh certainly keeps us in news with the latest new advertiser on the tramway being Spotify with both 262 and 267 being seen in identical designs, with different colours … Continue reading

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Edinburgh Trams to operate shortened route for fireworks

On Monday 26th August Edinburgh Trams services will only be able to operate between the Airport and West End Princes Street from 1930 with a spectacular fireworks concert taking place against the backdrop of Edinburgh Castle. The last full route … Continue reading

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Scottish Rugby team go for a tram ride

We recently brought you the news that Edinburgh Trams 275 was now carrying an advert for Scottish Rugby and now to mark the start of the sponsorship deal the Scottish Rugby team took a ride on their very own tram … Continue reading

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This week on British Trams Online

Two more Photo Galleries have now been added to the main website:

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New TravelHub opens in Edinburgh

Located close to the West End Princes Street tramstop in Edinburgh a new TravelHub has now opened providing information and ticket sales for anyone travelling on board the city’s buses and trams. Although the signage outside calls it a TravelHub … Continue reading

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Edinburgh Trams records busiest ever Sunday

Over 38,000 passenger journeys were recorded on Edinburgh Trams on Sunday 28th July making it the busiest Sunday yet since the system opened in May 2014. Passenger numbers were boosted by a sell-out football match at BT Murrayfield between Liverpool … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Edinburgh Trams 275 scores a try with new Scottish Rugby advert

The EE 5G advert on Edinburgh Trams 275 hasn’t lasted long with a new design having already been applied on the tram. This time around it is for Scottish Rugby with the very familiar layout of, yes you’ve guessed it!, … Continue reading

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RAIB recommend improvements for Edinburgh Trams over fatal collision at Saughton

The latest report to be released by the RAIB is on the fatal collision at Saughton on Edinburgh Trams back on 11th September 2018 with a number of recommendations made to improve safety at various pedestrian crossings along the line. … Continue reading

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More all night trams for Edinburgh Festival

After the success of last year’s all night trams on Saturday nights during the Edinburgh Festival period they will once again be running in 2019 – with the addition of the service on Friday night’s as well! A 20 minute … Continue reading

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Preparatory works to continue on Edinburgh extension

Over the past couple of months since final approval was given for the Trams to Newhaven project in Edinburgh the first stage of preparatory works have been taking place with ground and site investigation underway. This stage of work is … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Trams terminate at West End-Princes Street

There are often complaints in Blackpool when the tram service is split in two when special events take place on the Tower Headland but that by no means the only tramway which sees curtailed services at times during the year. … Continue reading

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Coming soon: Approved extensions across the British Isles

Can’t keep up with which extensions have been approved and either about to start or have started construction or are just ideas and may happen in the future? Well, if you are worry no more as if here is you … Continue reading

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Parade to disrupt Edinburgh Trams

Edinburgh Trams services on Sunday 14th July will only run between the Airport and West End Princes Street for a few hours with a parade taking place as part of the Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival. This parade will mean … Continue reading

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