Published on Thursday 23 May 2013
The Edinburgh Trams project team and contractors are making final preparations to install overhead and underground cabling for the city centre section of the tram line.
Thursday 2 May 2013
Tram tracks on from Haymarket to Picardy Place are to be put through a grinding process to clean and prepare them for use.
Wednesday 27 March 2013
The Council today (27 March) announced its commitment to ensuring recent delays to tram works on St Andrew Square, caused by adverse weather conditions, do not affect the project's overall schedule.
Monday 4 March 2013
Council statement on the discovery and sterilisation of very low levels of legionella bacteria during tram depot commissioning in September 2012
Monday 7 January 2013
Tram contractors have opened worksites and re-started tram works following the festive season break.
Thursday 20 December 2012
Tram works have now stopped for the festive peried (as of 21st Dec) and will resume on Monday 7th January.
Monday 10 December 2012
Councillors will be asked to approve a contract later this week that will provide and maintain ticket vending machines for Edinburgh's tram.
Thursday 22 November 2012
Senior Directors from the lead contractors involved in the Edinburgh tram project visited the Scottish Parliament to meet Transport Minister Keith Brown and Transport Convener, Councillor Lesley Hinds.
Wednesday 14 November 2012
Scottish Minister for Transport, Keith Brown was joined today (Wednesday 14 November) by Edinburgh’s Transport Convener, Councillor Lesley Hinds, for a tour the Airport tram stop site.
Friday 9 November 2012
The council is taking steps to ensure rugby fans have the best possible access to city bars, restaurants and shops when Scotland take on South Africa on Saturday.
Monday 5 November 2012
The Council has published a report that sets out a financial breakdown of the cost of work done on the tram project.
Monday 22 October 2012
A Council paper published today (22 October) details the significant progress made by the tram project since work restarted in April 2011.
Wednesday 3 October 2012
Essential work will be carried out in the Gyle this weekend (6 and 7 October) as the tram project continues to make good progress.
Friday 24 August 2012
Russell Road, a key route to the South West of Edinburgh, reopened to traffic today (24 August), having been closed for 11 months to allow for the construction of a bridge for the Edinburgh Tram line.
Tuesday 7 August 2012
New traffic management plans were announced today (Tuesday, 7 August) following discussions with local residents and businesses affected by the city centre tram works.
Thursday 15 September 2011
Work is to begin again on completing Edinburgh’s tram line.
Friday 9 September 2011
The diversions previously planned for the start of September are due to take place over the weekend of 17 and 18 September.
Friday 2 September 2011
At a special meeting of the City of Edinburgh Council today, Councillors decided to build the city’s tram line to St Andrew Square in the first instance.