Category Archives: Edinburgh Trams

Lockdown Walks: Edinburgh Trams 269

In this latest edition of “Lockdown Walks” we again head to central Edinburgh for another view of a tram running in 2020.

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In Pictures: More history discovered in Edinburgh as Trams to Newhaven project continues

One of the fascinating aspects of the current stage of the Trams to Newhaven project in Edinburgh is the archaeological finds which have long laid buried under the streets of the city. This is certainly the case around the South … Continue reading

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Lockdown Walks: Edinburgh Trams 276

This latest “Lockdown Walk” is heading out in Edinburgh once more, although this time around we are heading a bit further out of the city centre.

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Edinburgh Trams and IHF Driver Innovation Safety Challenge moves to pilot stage

As we reported earlier in the summer Edinburgh Trams are leading a Driver Innovation Safety Challenge (DISC) project along with IHF to help to monitor driver fatigue and it has now been announced that this project will be known as … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Cable Tramway artefacts discovered in Edinburgh

We’re used by now to finding historic artefacts underneath road surfaces across the UK and this includes when they start to construct new tram lines. That is the case in Edinburgh where work to extend the modern Edinburgh Trams system … Continue reading

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Lockdown Walks: Edinburgh Trams 271

In this latest “Lockdown Walk” we are once again in Edinburgh for a view of one of the trams at rest.

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One Ticket now valid on Edinburgh Trams

“One Ticket” can now be used to travel on-board Edinburgh Trams following the addition of the trams to the modes of transport you can use this ticket on. Previously only valid on buses and trains in East Central Scotland, the … Continue reading

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Edinburgh Waverley masterplan looks at improved tram links

Anyone who had ever been to Edinburgh Waverley Railway Station and then looked for onward transport connections will be well aware that the location of the station has meant that it isn’t the easiest task. But a new masterplan is … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Archaeology work on Trams to Newhaven project

When new tram lines are constructed we are used to the initial stages of utility diversion works before much obvious progress can be seen but an extra stage of works on the Trams to Newhaven project in Edinburgh has seen … Continue reading

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Driver Safety Wrist Band to be developed by Edinburgh Trams and IHF

Edinburgh Trams and IHF have confirmed that they are continuing to progress a project aimed at improving the safety of drivers and mobile workers by using wearable technology. The Driver Innovation Safety Challenge (DISC) aims to support the development of … Continue reading

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Lockdown Walks: Edinburgh Trams 276

Its time for another “Lockdown Walk” today and the location is again central Edinburgh.

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Covid-19 service update – operating systems

It’s been around two months since we last brought you a summary of the service being run on the tram and light rail systems of the British Isles – so its about time we gave a handy update all in … Continue reading

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Increase in services on Edinburgh Trams

A new timetable has been introduced on Edinburgh Trams as from Monday 24th August which sees trams running more frequently at peak times with a commitment to operating more services based on observations on the day.

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Lockdown Walks: Edinburgh Trams 270

It’s that time again for a “Lockdown Walk” and we are again in Edinburgh City Centre.

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In Pictures: Trams to Newhaven Edinburgh Trams extension work continues

Hopefully within the next three years we will see trams running along Leith Walk to Newhaven with the Edinburgh Trams extension due to open during 2023. After the enforced suspension of work at the height of the pandemic, we have … Continue reading

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Lockdown Walks: Edinburgh Trams 274

Once more we go on a “Lockdown Walk” in Edinburgh.

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Lockdown Walks: Edinburgh Trams 273

We go on another “Lockdown Walk” in Edinburgh for this latest photo.

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Old tram track uncovered at Trams to Newhaven project continues

Following its enforced downtime work is now continuing at a good pace in the early stages of the Trams to Newhaven project in Edinburgh with various road closures in place to allow the work to take place. With site investigations … Continue reading

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So Nearly, Not Quite! Edinburgh Trams 257

Once more we take a look at the less perfect photo, this time we find ourselves north of the border in Edinburgh.

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Medieval graveyard excavation starts as part of Trams to Newhaven project

Archaeologists have started their excavations of human remains, some of which could date back as far as 1300, outside South Leith Parish Church as work on the Trams to Newhaven project in Edinburgh continues to ramp up. Previous investigations have … Continue reading

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