The cost of taking the trams to newhaven has jumped to 207m an increase of around 25 per cent a final decision on the extension will be made next month on 14 march. A map of tram extension work times image.
Plagued by being vastly over budget some say the final spend was double the original costings the route being much shorter than originally planned and the time taken to.
Edinburgh tram extension route map. Waverley station is just a short walk from st andrew square. The edinburgh tram route covers 14km from york place in the city centre all the way to edinburgh airport. Passenger services are timetabled to begin in spring 2023 and those at the council say the project budget of 207 3 million remains achieveable.
Local campaigning groups have suggested that it would be possible to re open the edinburgh south suburban railway as an extension to edinburgh trams. The city council released details on the proposals following a consultation last summer. Artist s impressions reveal how edinburgh s proposed tram line extension through leith would look.
This map was created by a user. In 2014 as we all know a new tram line was opened in edinburgh for the first time in 60 years to mixed reviews. The look and feel of the stops overhead lines and general design principles will follow similar ones to those used in the current line.
Connect with trains at edinburgh gateway edinburgh park station and haymarket. The new line will run for 4 69 kilometres 2 91 miles connecting leith and newhaven to the current end of the edinburgh tram line at york place. Edinburgh tram extension map route works.
Where will new edinburgh tram stops be under leith extension plan. Trams to newhaven will add 4 69 kilometres 2 91 miles of track in both directions connecting leith and newhaven to the current end of the edinburgh tram line at york place with 8 new stops see route map below. Edinburgh council the current timeline points to a business case being drawn up for the tram extension between 2024 and 2026.
Learn how to create your own. In addition to the three routes selected by transport planners other proposals were put forward for inclusion in the tram network. The city of edinburgh council.
Written by dani baker wednesday 11 december 2019 09 52. An artist s impression of an edinburgh tram at elm row picture. A map produced by the city council shows eight new stops for the tram on the 165m route from the city centre to newhaven.