Edinburgh trams



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

Edinburgh councillors to agree to expand first stage of tram extension project

Councillors are set to agree to expand the first stages of project development for an extension to t ...

Published 4 December 2015

Tram inquiry to consider six million documents in evidence

Around six million documents will be considered as evidence by the Edinburgh Trams Inquiry, it emerg ...

Published 7 October 2015

Edinburgh Council declines to re-establish arm's-length trams company for inquiry

The City of Edinburgh Council has refused to re-establish an arms-length company to provide eviden ...

Published 14 August 2015