Edinburgh Trams

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The Trams to Newhaven project has reached a major milestone after laying the final piece of track connecting Edinburgh’s existing tram system to the new line.

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Learning from the mistakes of the past is a common theme for the project team delivering the £207.3 million Edinburgh Trams to Newhaven line. The first phase of the trams project began operating in May 2014 after six years of disruption and a long-running dispute between the council and contra

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The final sections of Trams to Newhaven track in Edinburgh are soon to be laid as the project prepares for the electrification of the full line. Energisation of newly installed overhead lines during November and December will allow a testing and commissioning period to begin at the start of 2023.

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The Edinburgh Tram Inquiry is set to exceed £13 million in costs. A projection from Transport Scotland indicates that the cost will reach £13,100,812 by the end of this financial year.

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The historic London Road clock has returned home after 15 years in storage and following its full restoration, as part of the Trams to Newhaven project. The clock, which began life on Waverley Bridge in 1857 before being moved to the West End in 1896, was eventually placed at the roundabout on Londo

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More than 3km of track – 70% of the total to be laid – is now in the ground as part of the Trams to Newhaven project, which remains on schedule to begin revenue services in spring 2023, delivered within the £207.3 million budget. The main construction work on three of the eight new

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