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Proposed timelines

Edinburgh trams route

Full construction programme

Detailed below is information on the phased construction of the project. 

Full phasing map (91KB)

Detailed below are the traffic management plans that will be put in place for the route. 

Section Dates

London Road to Crown Place

Download the London Road to Crown Place Maps 

Download the text for London Road to Crown Place (PDF 200KB)

View details of Lothian Buses service changes to Leith Walk

View the map of Lothian Buses service changes to Leith Walk

20 June 2020 - Autumn 2021

Crown Place to Foot of the Walk

Map will be available from summer 2021

Autumn 2021 - Summer 2022

Foot of the Walk to Coatfield Lane

Download the Foot of the Walk to Coatfield Lane map (1 MB)

Download the text for Foot of the Walk to Coatfield Lane (51 KB)

18 November 2019 - Spring 2021

Queen Charlotte Street to Constitution Place

Download the Constitution Street traffic management plan (376KB)

Download the text for Queen Charlotte Street to Constitution Place (101 KB)

18 November 2019 - Autumn 2020

Coatfield Lane to Queen Charlotte Street

Map available from early spring 2021

Spring 2021 - Spring 2022

Ocean Drive at Ocean Terminal

Download Ocean Drive traffic management plan (PDF 588KB)

Download the text for Ocean Drive traffic management plan (PDF 113KB)

View details of the Ocean Drive bus diversions

13 March 2020 - Autumn 2020

Newhaven to Melrose Drive

Download Newhaven to Melrose Drive traffic management plan (PDF 1.66GB)

View details of the Newhaven to Melrose Drive bus diversions

6 March 2020 - Summer 2021

Ocean Terminal to Melrose Drive

Map available from early spring 2021

Summer 2021 - Autumn 2021

Melrose Drive

Map available from early spring 2021

Autumn 2021 - Spring 2022

Ocean Terminal to Rennie's Isle

Map available from early spring 2020

Summer 2020 - Spring 2021

Rennie's Isle to Tower Place

Map available from early spring 2021

Spring 2021 - Autumn 2021

Tower Place to Constitution Place

Map available from early spring 2021

Autumn 2021 - Summer 2022

London Road to Picardy Place

Map available from early spring 2021

Spring 2021 - Spring 2022

Picardy Place to York Place

Map available from winter 2021

Winter 2021/22 - Summer 2022