Edinburgh trams



Newhaven tram extension costs increase ahead of March decision

The cost of extending Edinburgh’s tram network to Newhaven has increased by 25% to reach more ...

Published 8 February 2019

New agreement will see Edinburgh tram operator take on infrastructure maintenance

The responsibility for maintaining Edinburgh’s tram infrastructure is set to be transferred to ...

Published 3 December 2018

Final decision on tram extension delayed until early 2019

A decision on whether to extend Edinburgh’s trams to Newhaven has been delayed until early 201 ...

Published 23 October 2018

Company at centre of tram inquiry fails in bid to keep documents secret

Bilfinger UK, the company at the centre of the Edinburgh trams inquiry, has failed in its attempt to ...

Published 13 July 2018

Tram inquiry hears Andrew Fitchie’s testimony unreliable because he was jet-lagged

A witness who gave evidence to the Edinburgh tram inquiry has said his testimony cannot be relied up ...

Published 26 June 2018

New early release signals for cyclists planned for Edinburgh tram route

New traffic signals which give cyclists a head-start ahead of other traffic are being proposed under ...

Published 14 March 2018

Four bidders shortlisted to deliver Edinburgh tram extension

The City of Edinburgh Council has announced the four bidders shortlisted for the Infrastructure an ...

Published 13 March 2018

Hundreds of bodies could be moved to extend Edinburgh tram network

The remains of around 200 bodies dating back hundreds of years may have to be exhumed if current p ...

Published 7 March 2018

Blog: Trams can keep Leith revitalisation on track

GVA’s Peter Fraser on why proposals to extend the tram service to Leith could see the area’s con ...

Published 2 October 2017

Contractor search to begin as councillors approve tram extension business case

The search for a contractor to extend Edinburgh’s tram system to Newhaven is to commence after the ...

Published 22 September 2017

Councillors deliberately 'misled' over trams dispute, inquiry hears

Former City of Edinburgh Council leader Donald Anderson has accused the arms-length company TIE of d ...

Published 8 September 2017

Business case revealed for extending tram to Newhaven

The Outline Business Case (OBC) for taking Edinburgh’s tram service down to Leith and Newhaven h ...

Published 29 August 2017

Edinburgh to consider £165m tram extension

The task of finding a possible contractor for a £165.2 million extension to Edinburgh’s tramline ...

Published 9 August 2017

Edinburgh trams inquiry could pave way for criminal prosecutions

The Edinburgh trams inquiry could result in criminal prosecutions, according to its chair Lord Ha ...

Published 18 August 2016

Cost of Edinburgh trams inquiry tops £3.7m

The cost of the inquiry into why the Edinburgh trams project was massively over-budget and completed ...

Published 21 July 2016