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Edinburgh Trams
StatusUnner construction
LocaleEdinburgh, Scotland
TerminiYork Place
Edinburgh Airport
Appent31 Mey 2014
AwnerTransport for Edinburgh
Operator(s)Edinburgh Trams Limited
Depot(s)Gogar depot
Rowin stock27 CAF trams
Line lenth14 kilometre (8.7 mi)
Track gauge1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in) staundart gauge
Electrification750 V DC OHLE
Operatin speed70 km/h (43 mph) off-street
Edinburgh Trams route map
York Place
St. Andrew Sq. (National Rail Waverley)
Princes Street
West End – Princes Street
HaymarketNational Rail
Murrayfield Stadium
Edinburgh Park National Rail
Edinburgh Park Central
Gyle Centre
Edinburgh GatewayNational Rail
Gogar tram depot
Ingliston Pairk an ride
Edinburgh AirportEdinburgh Airport

Edinburgh Trams is a tramway 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] In Juin 2023, it wis extendit tae Leith and Newhaven, wi 8 mair stops.[4]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Edinburgh bus station to remain open during tram works". News centre. City of Edinburgh. 14 September 2012. Archived frae the original on 20 October 2013. 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 frae 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. Archived frae the original on 12 October 2013. Retrieved 10 Apryle 2012.
  4. "Edinburgh tram extension carries first passengers". BBC News (in Inglis). 6 Juin 2023. Retrieved 7 Juin 2023.