Local Transport Today is the authoritative, independent journal for transport decision makers. Analysis, Comment & News on Transport Policy, Planning, Finance and Delivery since 1989.

Tram extension could double patronage, says Edinburgh


Andrew Forster
01 September 2017
Edinburgh: oral hearings of tram inquiry begin on Tuesday
Edinburgh: oral hearings of tram inquiry begin on Tuesday


A three-mile extension of Edinburgh’s tram line into the north of the city could cost £165m and double the system’s patronage, the city council said this week. 

The plan would see the  airport to city centre line extended beyond its York Place terminus to Newhaven, via Leith Walk and the Ocean Terminal shopping centre.

Edinburgh’s transport and environment committee will be asked next week to authorise the procurement of a contractor for the project. However, a...

+89% more


Peter James & Partners
South Wales
££ Negotiable + flexible benefits
Peter James & Partners
££ Negotiable + flexible benefits
Senior Transport Planner, Transport Planner and Assistant Transport Planner
Hampshire County Council
Winchester, Hampshire
£19,848 to £35,430 per annum
View all Vacancies

TransportXtra is part of Landor LINKS

© 2018 TransportXtra | Landor LINKS Ltd | All Rights Reserved

Subscriptions, Magazines & Online Access Enquires
[Frequently Asked Questions]
Email: | Tel: +44 (0) 20 7091 7857

Shop & Accounts Enquires
Email: | Tel: +44 (0) 20 7091 7855

Advertising Sales & Recruitment Enquires
Email: | Tel: +44 (0) 20 7091 7861

Events & Conference Enquires
Email: | Tel: +44 (0) 20 7091 7865

Press Releases & Editorial Enquires
Email: | Tel: +44 (0) 20 7091 7875

Privacy Policy | Terms and Conditions | Advertise