Category Archives: Edinburgh Trams

In Pictures: Another update from Leith Walk

We head back onto Leith Walk for this latest view of recent construction progress on the Trams to Newhaven project. This time out we are at the site of one of the future tramstops – McDonald Road. Roy Calderwood with … Continue reading

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Edinburgh Trams to increase services

There seems to be an unwritten rule – we publish an article with details of something and then almost immediately afterwards it all changes! And so it has happened again with Edinburgh Trams announcing just a day after we published … Continue reading

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Update – Current services on operating systems across the British Isles

As restrictions continue to be eased we thought it was time to bring another summary of what services are being operated on tram and light rail systems across the British Isles. This is just the “public service” systems and doesn’t … Continue reading

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In Pictures: More images from the Trams to Newhaven project

Work to return trams to Newhaven in Edinburgh is continuing with excellent progress being made at several different worksites along the route which is due to open to passengers by spring 2023. In this latest pictorial update we take a … Continue reading

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Lockdown Walks: Edinburgh Trams 271

In this edition of “Lockdown Walks” we are featuring Edinburgh Trams once more.

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In Pictures: The latest from Leith Walk

As work continues on the construction of the Trams to Newhaven project in Edinburgh we take another look at recent progress on Leith Walk. This time we are at the Edinburgh end of the road where we see some more … Continue reading

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Lockdown Walks: Edinburgh Trams 275

As we continue with our “Lockdown Walks” we again visit a very quiet Edinburgh City Centre.

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Edinburgh Council confirm £2 million budget for their defence as tram inquiry

Another recent article in the Edinburgh Evening News on the subject of the controversy of the Edinburgh Trams project has seen the Council forced to confirm that they budgeted £2 million for the “external legal advice” in their defence at … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Continued developments at Ocean Terminal

Work on the construction of the Edinburgh Trams extension to Newhaven is continuing at what appears to be a good pace and in this latest pictorial update we take a look at recent developments around Ocean Terminal. With a major … Continue reading

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Archaeological investigations continue in Edinburgh

While for many reading the website the most interesting thing about the Trams to Newhaven project will be what comes at the end ff it – i.e. an operating tram line in 2023! – there is also some interest to … Continue reading

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Ticket Inspectors return to Edinburgh Trams ahead of Scottish Covid restrictions easing

Monday 26th April is the next key date for the easing of Covid restrictions in Scotland (Scotland is on a different roadmap out of restrictions to England) and although there will be a bit more freedom at the current time … Continue reading

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Lockdown Walks: Edinburgh Trams 255

In this latest instalment of “Lockdown Walks” we take another look at the Edinburgh Trams system.

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In Pictures: Construction works continue at Newhaven

In this latest pictorial look at progress on the construction of the Trams to Newhaven project in Edinburgh we head to the end of the line at the aforementioned Newhaven where more work is taking place. Roy Calderwood took the … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Edinburgh Trams services into city centre suspended after fire

Edinburgh Trams services between York Place and West End were suspended for around four hours on Monday 19th April after a fire in the now closed Debenhams store on Princes Street led to a cordon around the shop. Trams were … Continue reading

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Lockdown Walks: Edinburgh Trams 272

Its time to head into central Edinburgh once more as we head out on another “Lockdown Walk”.

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In Pictures: More progress in Leith

The big project to bring trams to Newhaven in Edinburgh is continuing with it appearing that excellent progress continues to be made in various areas of the route, a line which is due to open during the first half of … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Edinburgh Trams 258 loses its adverts as it returns to service

Some of the eagle-eyed amongst you may have noticed in one of our recent “Lockdown Walks” that Edinburgh Trams 258 has lost its C R Smith adverts while at the same time also losing the grey section on the cab … Continue reading

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Lockdown Walks: Edinburgh Trams 275

Today’s “Lockdown Walk” is out in Edinburgh City Centre again as we take a look at the current very end of the line.

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Lockdown Walks: Edinburgh Trams 258 & 274

In this latest “Lockdown Walk” we are in Edinburgh City Centre as we see a couple of trams passing on their respective journeys.

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Easter scavenger hunt launched in Edinburgh

In Edinburgh and can’t think of anything to do with your children during the Easter holidays? If you are the Trams to Newhaven project have come up with an ideal activity – an Easter Scavenger Hunt! Running from Friday 2nd … Continue reading

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