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Edinburgh Trams
Overview
Type Tramway
Status Unner construction
Locale Edinburgh, Scotland
Termini York Place
Edinburgh Airport
Stations 16
Services 1
Wabsteid www.edinburghtrams.com
Operation
Opened 31 Mey 2014
Ainer Transport for Edinburgh
Operator(s) Edinburgh Trams Limited
Depot(s) Gogar depot
Rollin stock 27 CAF trams
Technical
Line length 14 kilometres (8.7 mi)
Track gauge 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in) standard gauge
Electrification 750 V DC OHLE
Operatin speed 70 km/h (43 mph) off-street
Edinburgh Trams route map

Edinburgh Trams is a tramway unnergangin preliminary testin in Edinburgh, Scotland. The first phase o the project consists of a sixteen-station, 14-kilometre (8.7 mi) link atween York Place in New Town an Edinburgh Airport.[1][2][3]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Edinburgh bus station to remain open during tram works". News centre. City of Edinburgh. 14 September 2012. Retrieved 17 September 2013. "The tramline will have 16 tram stops along its 14 km route, 12 bridges, one underpass and a state-of-the-art depot and control room" 
  2. "The tram service – About the service and the project". City of Edinburgh Council. Archived from the original on 28 August 2013. Retrieved 17 September 2013. 
  3. "Tram adds York Place stop to lure extra passengers". The Scotsman. 29 November 2011. Retrieved 10 April 2012.