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Preparatory works for Trams to Newhaven to get under way in late May 2019

Published: Thursday, 9th May 2019

Ground and site investigation work has been programmed for a number of locations between York Place and Newhaven, starting in Lindsay Road in the week commencing 20 May 2019.

All aboard for Trams to Newhaven as project gets green light

Published: Thursday, 14th March 2019

All aboard for Trams to Newhaven as project gets green light

Trams to Newhaven: contracts approved

Published: Thursday, 7th March 2019

Contracts have been approved today for the two contractors for the potential Trams to Newhaven project, subject to the scheme being approved by the City of Edinburgh Council next week.

Transport Convener: now is the time for change

Published: Thursday, 7th March 2019

Transport and Environment Convener, Councillor Lesley Macinnes, writes in today's Scotsman on the need for radical thinking to create a city fit for the future.

Trams to Newhaven: award of contracts

Published: Friday, 1st March 2019

Councillors will be asked to approve the award of two separate contracts for the potential Trams to Newhaven project next week.

Final Business Case for Taking Trams to Newhaven ready for Councillor scrutiny ahead of March decision

Published: Friday, 8th February 2019

Councillors will begin examining the Final Business Case (FBC) for taking trams to Newhaven in fine detail following the opening of a special data room in the City Chambers today

Leith businesses highlight support needs for potential tramworks

Published: Tuesday, 18th December 2018

Cargo bikes, local discount schemes, a business continuity fund - these are among the ideas most supported by businesses who would be most affected should the Council vote to take trams to Newhaven.

Final decision-making timetable for Tram for Newhaven is confirmed

Published: Tuesday, 23rd October 2018

Councillors will make a final decision on whether or not to proceed with the Trams to Newhaven project in early 2019, it was announced today.

Community invited to see how their input has shaped Trams to Newhaven plans

Published: Friday, 28th September 2018

Earlier in the summer, the Council's Trams to Newhaven project team embarked on a major public consultation inviting residents and businesses to help shape designs and plans.

Edinburgh set for UK's longest legal graffiti wall

Published: Tuesday, 28th August 2018

Graffiti artists from across the UK and Europe will descend on the Capital this weekend to work their magic on a stretch of wall close to Edinburgh's Ocean Terminal.

Leith traders invited to help shape Trams to Newhaven business support

Published: Tuesday, 28th August 2018

Businesses along the planned tram route to Newhaven will have their say on a raft of innovative and exciting support for business proposals in a new consultation beginning next week. 

Thousands take part in Trams to Newhaven plans consultation

Published: Tuesday, 1st May 2018

Thousands of people shared their views in a major consultation about plans for taking trams to Newhaven, which closed at the weekend after six weeks.

Trams to Newhaven consultation now live

Published: Monday, 19th March 2018

Our six-week public consultation inviting feedback from residents, businesses and a wide range of stakeholders is now live on the Council’s Consultation Hub.

Trams to Newhaven: four bidders shortlisted

Published: Tuesday, 13th March 2018

Another key milestone towards completion of the Final Business Case for taking trams to Newhaven has been reached with the shortlisting of four bidders for the Infrastructure and Systems contract.

Trams to Newhaven: public consultation

Published: Wednesday, 7th March 2018

Members of the public, businesses and a wide range of stakeholders will help shape plans for taking the tram to Newhaven, should the project be approved by Council later this year.

Final Business Case for taking Trams to Newhaven now available for public reference

Published: Thursday, 22nd February 2018

The Final Business Case for taking trams to Newhaven has been published today as part of papers for the upcoming Transport and Environment Committee later this month.

Edinburgh tram decision on hold - CIHT

Published: Wednesday, 27th September 2017

Extension of Edinburgh’s tramway to Newhaven has been backed in principle by the city council, but a final decision on the scheme will not be made until autumn next year.

Councillors approve Outline Business Case for taking tram to Newhaven

Published: Thursday, 21st September 2017

The Outline Business Case (OBC) for taking trams to Newhaven was approved today by the City of Edinburgh Council.

Outline business case published for taking trams to Newhaven

Published: Tuesday, 29th August 2017

The Outline Business Case (OBC) for taking Edinburgh’s tram service down to Leith and Newhaven has been published on the Council’s website today.

Edinburgh trams: Leith Walk may be hit by 18 months of disruption - BBC News

Published: Tuesday, 29th August 2017

A proposed extension of Edinburgh's tram line would cut one of Edinburgh's busiest streets down to one lane for 18 months.

Council to agree to expand first stage of tram extension project

Published: Friday, 4th December 2015

Councillors are set to agree to expand the first stages of project development for a tram extension, should it go ahead.

Councillors approve in principle that any tram extension should continue to Newhaven

Published: Thursday, 19th November 2015

Councillors have approved in principle that any tram extension should continue to Newhaven.

Council to consider first stage of tram extension project

Published: Friday, 13th November 2015

Councillors are set to discuss proposals to proceed to the first stage of extending the Edinburgh tram line to Newhaven.

Council updated on tram extension business case

Published: Thursday, 18th June 2015

Councillors are set to discuss the progress of a business case for the possible extension of the tram in Edinburgh.