Edinburgh Trams

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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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How the tram would look travelling along Constitution Street The City of Edinburgh Council has announced the four bidders shortlisted for the Infrastructure and Systems work on the proposed tram line extension to Newhaven as the completion of the Final Business Case for the project edges closer.

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GVA’s Peter Fraser on why proposals to extend the tram service to Leith could see the area’s conversion into one of the premier places in Edinburgh to live, work and visit. Other than the famous footballing rivalry between Hearts and Hibernian, you may struggle to find a more divisive subject in

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The search for a contractor to extend Edinburgh’s tram system to Newhaven is to commence after the Outline Business Case (OBC) for the proposal was approved yesterday by the local authority. Published by the City of Edinburgh Council last month, the OBC set out the findings and recommendations res

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Former City of Edinburgh Council leader Donald Anderson has accused the arms-length company TIE of deliberately misleading the council over important information regarding the city’s tram project. Mr Anderson, who was council leader when the project was given the go-ahead, told an inquiry that TIE

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Artist’s impression of the tram at Ocean Drive The Outline Business Case (OBC) for taking Edinburgh’s tram service down to Leith and Newhaven has been published by the local authority.

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The task of finding a possible contractor for a £165.2 million extension to Edinburgh’s tramline could begin as soon as next month if councillors vote through an outline business case for how the work would be completed. Councillors will be asked to give initial approval to extend the existing 8.

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The cost of the inquiry into why the Edinburgh trams project was massively over-budget and completed five years later than planned has now soared to £3.7 million, according to new figures. The investigation into what went wrong with the £776m project was set up by the then First Minister Alex Salm

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Councillors are set to agree to expand the first stages of project development for an extension to the Edinburgh tram network, should it go ahead. A £3.25 million package of work will be put to elected members, building on the first stage of project development included in the Outline Business Case

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Around six million documents will be considered as evidence by the Edinburgh Trams Inquiry, it emerged as the preliminary hearing got underway yesterday. Lord Hardie, chair of the inquiry, conducted proceedings at Waverley Gate for the inquiry's first hearing before a public audience.

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