Edinburgh Tram Line

Classification and Statistics

Type:Railway
Opened: 2014
Length: 14 km (9 miles)
Tourist Rating: No
Text of Entry Updated: 04-FEB-2021
Location

Latitude: 55.9355°N Longitude: 3.2649°W
National Grid Reference: NT 210 721
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Extended Information
The stops are at York Place, St. Andrew Square, Princes Street, West End (Shandwick Place), Haymarket, Murrayfield Stadium, Balgreen, Saughton, Bankhead, Edinburgh Park Railway Station, Edinburgh Park Central, Gyle Centre, Edinburgh Gateway, Gogarburn, Ingliston Park & Ride and Edinburgh Airport. The final stop is accessible only at a premium fare. The end-to-end journey time is approximately 34 minutes (2017). The construction of a 2.9 mile / 4.7 km extension to Newhaven via Leith Walk began in 2019 and is scheduled for completion in 2023. The economic benefits of further extensions remain under discussion.
References and Further Reading
Anderson, Keith (2014) Edinburgh Trams Through Time. Amberley Publishing, Stroud

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