Category Archives: Edinburgh Trams

In Pictures: Edinburgh Trams 267 receives new adverts

Edinburgh Trams 267 has now reached ten different adverts following the removal of its BT ads in favour of a new design for Johnstons on Elgin. The tram is the second in the fleet to have had 10 adverts for … Continue reading

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Extra trams for Taylor Swift concerts at Murrayfield

Edinburgh Trams will run additional services next month when Taylor Swift is due to perform on three consecutive nights at Scottish Gas Murrayfield. Trams will run until at least 0100 on Friday 7th, Saturday 8th and Sunday 9th June to … Continue reading

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Siemens Mobility receives Edinburgh Trams infrastructure maintenance contract extension

Siemens Mobility (in a joint consortium with Bilfinger UK) has been awarded an eleven year contract extension for the maintenance of infrastructure on the Edinburgh Trams network. The contract – worth £44.7 million – will now continue until 2035 following … Continue reading

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Edinburgh Trams offer special ticket offer for 10th birthday

31st May 2024 will mark the 10th birthday of the Edinburgh Trams network and as part of their celebrations a very special ticket offer is available. Anyone buying a weekly city zone ticket during anniversary week through the ET app … Continue reading

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Birthday giveaways for Edinburgh Trams

With Edinburgh Trams getting ready to mark their 10th birthday on 31st May they are celebrating with a series of free giveaways – and all you need to do is go onto their social media to accounts to be within … Continue reading

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Out and About: Edinburgh Trams – Princes Street

Its another of the many advertising liveries to have been done seen in recent times on Edinburgh Trams which is featured in this edition of “Out and About”.

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Edinburgh Trams up for another award

The successful launch of services to Newhaven has led to Edinburgh Trams being nominated for an award at the prestigious Chartered Institution of Highways & Transportation (CIHT) awards. Members of the Edinburgh Trams Service Delivery department have received a nomination … Continue reading

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Early Sunday mornings service change on Edinburgh Trams

Early morning services on Sundays over the next few weeks will see some minor changes to the timetable as Edinburgh Trams undertake some essential maintenance works. Whilst the majority of the works will be taking place overnight it will be … Continue reading

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Fatal Accident Inquiry to take place over man’s death in Edinburgh

A Fatal Accident Inquiry is set take place over a collision which saw a 53 year old man die after being hit by a tram at Saughton on the Edinburgh Trams system in 2018. The tragic accident has already been … Continue reading

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In Pictures: 257 advertises The Royal Highland Show

Article updated 04/05/2024 with additional photos. Its become something of a tradition that a tram in Edinburgh receives an advert for The Royal Highland Show each year and in 2024 the tram chosen for these vinyls is 257. The sixth … Continue reading

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Out and About: Edinburgh Trams – a dreich winter’s day

Grey skies and photography don’t always go together but there are times when that is what you get and it still allows you to record normal operation on a UK tramway. Its Edinburgh where we visit for this “Out and … Continue reading

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Edinburgh Trams celebrates their diverse workforce

Edinburgh Trams are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment within the light rail network with new figures showing that their current workforce includes staff from 24 different countries across the world! From Argentina and Venezuela in South America … Continue reading

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Group discounts available on Edinburgh Trams

Those travelling to Edinburgh in groups of 10 or more are set to be able to enjoy even better savings for travel on the tram network after the launch of a new online booking service.

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Campaign launched to save Roseburn Path in Edinburgh

Earlier this year, the City of Edinburgh Council announced their intention to progress with plans to further extend the tram system with a line running between Granton and the Bio Quarter. There is a public consultation to come later this … Continue reading

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Out and About: Edinburgh Trams – Ocean Terminal

Edinburgh is once again the location for “Out and About”.

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Edinburgh Trams to run extra services for Terminal V festival

There will be extra services running on the Edinburgh Trams network on Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th April to get people to and from Terminal V (a techno festival) which takes place at the Royal Highland Centre close to Ingliston … Continue reading

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Edinburgh Trams nominated for more Scottish Transport Awards

There could be more cause for celebration for Edinburgh Trams later this year after they revealed they’ve been nominated for in more categories at the Scottish Transport Awards. These awards celebrate excellence in the Scottish transport industry and last year … Continue reading

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Out and About: Edinburgh Trams – tram stabled at Newhaven

This time “Out and About” goes to the very end of the Edinburgh Trams line at Newhaven.

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In Pictures: 258 goes for a steak

All 27 trams in Edinburgh are now proudly carrying commercial advertising following the removal of the Trams to Newhaven vinyls on 258 and their replacement by a new contract for the Rio Brazilian Steakhouse.

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Tram and car collide on Edinburgh Trams

There was a delay to services on Edinburgh Trams on Saturday 23rd March after a car and tram collided close to Gyle Centre. There were no injuries reported on either the tram or in the car but the incident required … Continue reading

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