Category Archives: Edinburgh Trams

Lockdown Walks: Edinburgh Trams 260

Today “Lockdown Walks” is off to Edinburgh again as we head off out of the city centre.

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In Pictures: Trams to Newhaven construction update

Its been a little while since we took a trip out to the Edinburgh Trams extension along Leith Walk and onto Newhaven so we remedy that in this pictorial article. In update we take a look at what has been … Continue reading

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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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In Pictures: Overhead damage leads to Haymarket Yards becoming temporary terminus!

Friday 16th July saw a very unusual destination for Edinburgh Trams – Haymarket Yards where there isn’t a proper stop! With the overhead damaged at West End after a lorry reversed into a lamppost and the power having to be … Continue reading

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Lockdown Walks: Edinburgh Trams 273

“Lockdown Walks” time again as we head out to Edinburgh Trams’ Gogar Depot.

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In Pictures: Substation works on Trams to Newhaven project

Since work began on the construction phase of the Trams to Newhaven project in Edinburgh much of the progress we have featured has been concentrated on the preparation for and the actual installation of tracks. But recently, in addition to … Continue reading

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Drone footage released of Trams to Newhaven project construction progress

The Trams to Newhaven project – which will see trams running beyond the current Edinburgh Trams city centre terminus at York Place to Newhaven via Leith Walk and Ocean Terminal – has continued to make excellent progress throughout the spring … Continue reading

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Lockdown Walks: Edinburgh Trams 258

Its off to Edinburgh for this edition of “Lockdown Walks” as we venture out of the city centre to Gogar Depot.

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More funding for Scottish light rail systems

The Scottish Government has confirmed that they will continue to support Edinburgh Trams and Glasgow Subway until the end of September 2021 following the announcement of a further £5.6 million of emergency funding. This brings the total committed to these … Continue reading

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In Pictures: More progress on tracklaying in Edinburgh

Despite the fact that the official programme has shown that the Trams to Newhaven project is slightly behind schedule – although is still said to still be on target for completion by spring 2023 – our regular pictorial updates have … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Trams to Newhaven Project at McDonald Road

In less than two years time trams should be running along the Edinburgh Trams extension to Newhaven but before then there is lots of construction work to be completed along the route. With the route split up into different sections … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Edinburgh International Festival advert for Edinburgh Trams 277

In another sign that things are gradually getting back to some form of normality the world famous Edinburgh International Festival is returning for 2021 and to publicise the event a new advert has recently been added to 277.

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Lockdown Walks: Edinburgh Trams 274

“Lockdown Walks” continues as we take another look at a tram running in Edinburgh City Centre.

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Lockdown Walks: Edinburgh Trams 267

Its another trip out to the Gyle Centre on Edinburgh Trams for this edition of “Lockdown Walks”.

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Lockdown Walks: Edinburgh Trams 268

Another week long bonus of “Lockdown Walks” as we start off with another trip on Edinburgh Trams.

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Lockdown Walks: Edinburgh Trams

This edition of “Lockdown Walks” is taking a look from above in Edinburgh.

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Family Day Tripper ticket launched on Edinburgh Trams

With tourists expected to start returning to Edinburgh City Centre once more this summer, Edinburgh Trams are seeking to make tram travel even more affordable with the launch of a new Family Day Tripper ticket which is available exclusively from … Continue reading

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In Pictures: John Lewis advert for Edinburgh Trams 258

Six months into the year and we finally have the first new advert on Edinburgh Trams with 258 receiving vinyls for the recently refurbished John Lewis store at the St James Quarter – it may have been a while since … Continue reading

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What’s New on British Trams Online? 5th June 2021

This week we have archive photos from Manchester Metrolink along with a set of photos taken recently on Edinburgh Trams:

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Lockdown Walks: Edinburgh Trams 275

As “Lockdown Walks” continues, today we feature an image taken on Edinburgh Trams back at the end of April.

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