Edinburgh Trams

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Edinburgh’s tram line could be extended to Granton and south to the Bio Quarter with many of the city’s streets becoming pedestrianised under radical new plans being considered by councillors.

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The City of Edinburgh Council has finalised the construction programme and costs for the city’s tram extension to Newhaven with work on the first phase scheduled to get under way on Constitution Street in mid-November. A joint venture between Farrans, and Spanish-owned Sacyr and its subsi

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The results of the largest excavation of a medieval graveyard undertaken in Edinburgh are on show in a new exhibition at the Museum of Edinburgh. ‘Past Lives of Leith’, which delves into the fascinating work carried out by experts from Headland Archaeology and the City of Edinburgh Counc

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Councillors have voted to press ahead with extending Edinburgh’s tram network after a lengthy debate in the City Chambers today. The £207 million Trams to Newhaven project is due to be completed by 2022 and open to passengers early the following year.

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Contracts for the potential Trams to Newhaven project have been approved, subject to the scheme being approved by the City of Edinburgh Council next week. The local authority’s finance and resources committee considered reports detailing the outcome of a rigorous and competitive proc

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The City of Edinburgh Council has named the preferred bidders for two separate contracts for the potential Trams to Newhaven project. A joint venture between Farrans, Sacyr and Neopul (SFNJV) is set to secure an infrastructure & systems contract, while Morrison Utility Services Lt

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A City of Edinburgh Council committee has voted to take the final business case for the Newhaven tram extension to a meeting of the full council for a final decision. Yesterday’s vote by councillors on the transport and environment committee will see the final made on March 14.

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The cost of extending Edinburgh’s tram network to Newhaven has increased by 25% to reach more than £200 million. While initial tenders for the project estimated it would cost £165m, a final business case (FBC) now states it will be £207.3m, with the inclusion of a contingency

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A decision on whether to extend Edinburgh’s trams to Newhaven has been delayed until early 2019 to allow extra time for due diligence and evaluation of the final submissions, it was announced today. Tenders for the £165 million project were received in early September and the City of Edi

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Bilfinger UK, the company at the centre of the Edinburgh trams inquiry, has failed in its attempt to prevent publication of documents it provided to the inquiry. The company had sought a restriction order preventing publication of information contained in certain reports, but inquiry chairman Lord H

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New traffic signals which give cyclists a head-start ahead of other traffic are being proposed under the latest plans for safety improvements along Edinburgh's tram route. Early release signals, which are already operating at the junction of Leith Walk and McDonald Road and have been successfully us

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