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Edinburgh Trams Facts Resources

This is a list of useful documents and other resources. Click on the release date column to organise chronologically or Resource name column for alphabetical listing. This is separate from the trams galleries

Resource Name Download Release datesort ascending What is it?
Traffic plan post tram start York Place (Read more) Download file 25 Jul 2012

The council's plan drawing for the traffic flows post tram construction on York Place.

What were they all doing with 1/2 a Billion pounds at stake? (Read more) Download file 16 Jul 2012

An article from the Sunday herald Business section 'Agenda' on 16th July 2012

Air pollution levels for Great Stuart Street and St Colme Street (Read more) Download file 16 Jul 2012

Table of corrected figures by the Scientific Services department of Edinburgh City Council showing air quality readings in various locations in Great Stuart Street, St Colme Street and India Street (the baseline street used) for 2011.


Errors and omissions in Sue Bruce's speech (Read more) Download file 30 Jun 2012

An article based upon examination of a speech made to an environmental conference in June 2012 by City of Edinburgh Council CEO Sue Bruce.

112-b--Reply by Edinburgh Council CEO Sue Bruce to open letter-4th May 2012 (Read more) Download file 15 Jun 2012

After receiving the open letter from the group of independent Edinburgh Civil engineers commenting on aspects of the tram project construction they found worrying, Sue Bruce the Chief Executive of the City of Edinburgh Council  sent this comprehensive reply dated 4th May 2012


120- release on Wake up Call for Broughton (Read more) Download file 14 Jun 2012

A release based on press reports that two lanes are to be taken out of use in York Place for the tram.


The council haven't said this is permanent.... yet.

Open letter by Engineers to CEC CEO Sue Bruce (Read more) Download file 14 Jun 2012

The open letter to City of Edinburgh Council Chief Executive Sue Bruce raising concrns about the timetable and progress of work on the Edinburgh Tram project.

119-press release on WHO pollution news story (Read more) Download file 13 Jun 2012


The World Health Organisation have added more evidence to  (click for story)  the pile growing almost daily testifying just how dangerous the policy of denial, dissembling and disarray in...

117- IS THIS JUST FANTASY? (Read more) Download file 22 May 2012

In Edinburgh the reality is more and more upheaval and disruption for people with constant late night roadworks, the latest effect of the removal of the main cross city traffic artery from the system.

This is highlighted in the attached release---- along with the fantasy...

WORK IN PROGRESS (Read more) Download file 21 May 2012

A detailed report sent as a story by John Carson with pictures by Ashley Lloyd done after publicity from the Council asserted all was well and proceeding apace with the tram project.

By connecting to the PDF you can see pictures showing a total lack of activity at many key areas along...