Category Archives: Edinburgh Trams

Is a change on the way for public transport in Edinburgh?

As Edinburgh seeks to achieve its ambitious carbon neutral goals by 2030, a new set of proposals for changing the way public transport is operated in the city have just been announced and will be discussed at a forthcoming meeting … Continue reading

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Lockdown Walks: Edinburgh Trams 255

It is time for another “Lockdown Walk” in Edinburgh!

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In Pictures: Edinburgh Trams 263 wears a mask!

As from Monday 22nd June it has been compulsory when travelling on public transport to wear a mask in Scotland. This has included the Edinburgh Trams network and as part of the campaign to get the message across to intending … Continue reading

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Manchester Metrolink bucks the trend as light rail journeys fall

Its that time of year again when the Department for Transport release details of journeys taken on light rail across England – and its not good news with a significant fall in the total number of journeys on all systems … Continue reading

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Covid-19 service update – operating systems

Its been a while since we had a round-up of the service being operated on operating tramways and light rail systems in the British Isles (by which we mean those which operate primarily as public transport and not heritage systems … Continue reading

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Lockdown Walks: Edinburgh Trams 273

As our photo series of trams taken during “Lockdown Walks” continues we are again in Edinburgh City Centre for another image of a tram on the reduced service.

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Historical discoveries made as Trams to Newhaven project continues

What do whale bones, a cannonball, historic drainage and old town defences all have in common? They have all been discovered in the first stages of the Trams to Newhaven project, with the findings of archaeologists released just as the … Continue reading

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Lockdown Walks: Edinburgh Trams 270

Its time to head to Edinburgh once more for a photo taken on a “Lockdown Walk”.

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Trams to Newhaven construction work set to get back underway

We mentioned a couple of weeks ago that the first stage towards the resumption of construction works for the Trams to Newhaven project were underway with preparation works taking place, getting ready for a time when the actual construction could … Continue reading

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Lockdown Walks: Edinburgh Trams 252

We continue our “Lockdown Walks” today, again we are in Edinburgh to take a look at one of the 27 strong class of CAF built trams in action.

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Edinburgh Trams Inquiry back in the headlines

5th June 2014. That is the date that the Scottish Government announced that there would be “swift and thorough” investigation into the major problems experienced in the construction of the original Edinburgh Trams line rom the Airport to York Place. … Continue reading

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Lockdown Walks: Edinburgh Trams 252

Today we have another a double dose of photos taken on a “Lockdown Walk” in Edinburgh City Centre.

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Construction site preparation works for Trams to Newhaven project to start

Monday 1st June will see preparation works for the restart of construction on the Trams to Newhaven project get underway – all in line with the Scottish Government’s Phase 1 pre-start site preparations. Work has been suspended since the end … Continue reading

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More changes on the way across the UK

Change, constant and quick moving change at that!, seems to be buzz word at the moment on various UK tram networks with yet more service and ticketing amendments on the way in the coming days and weeks. In this latest … Continue reading

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Lockdown Walks: Edinburgh Trams 254

Its another trip to an eerily quiet central Edinburgh for this edition of “Lockdown Walks”.

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Trams &: Edinburgh Trams 271 & Lothian Buses 688

We take another trip north of border for today’s photo of a tram and another vehicle. And its another bus alongside, this time operated by Lothian Buses.

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Lockdown Walks: Edinburgh Trams 270

This latest “Lockdown Walk” takes us to Edinburgh City Centre again.

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Lockdown Walks: Edinburgh Trams 274

Another trip to Edinburgh for this latest edition of “Lockdown Walks” as we are once again at York Place.

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Lockdown Walks: Edinburgh Trams 276

Another “Lockdown Walk” today in Edinburgh as we head to York Place for another image.

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Trams &: Edinburgh Trams 262 & Stagecoach bus 53290

We feature our first modern tram in this edition of “Trams &” as we head to Edinburgh for a view of a tram and Stagecoach bus during 2014.

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