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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?
John Carson- Jumbo Error for the Trams (Read more) Download file 03 Nov 2013

A letter published by the Scotsman, written by John Carson, pointing out that an inbuilt design characteristic of the tram could scupper hopes for trouble-free, city centre testing of the tram due to start next month

Block Busting... coming to a street near you? (Read more) Download file 03 Nov 2013

A letter from America from a person who has lived in Edinburgh, and continues to both love the city, but also fear for it's future,as the Council continues in it's head in the sand, state of denial over it's promotion of the tram project and the continuing, and unstoppable, cascade of bad...

Allan Alstead - Follow the Money at any Tram Inquiry (Read more) Download file 03 Nov 2013

A letter in the Scotsman urging the Public Inquiry to be held now, and making the point that while the buck stopped inside Waverley Court and City started at Holyrood.

Academic view of the problems of proper democratic openess in planning process (Read more) Download file 05 Jun 2013 


A text document of a very interesting contribution to the debate on where exactly the problem lies....we couldn't agree more!!

The link connects to the...

Edinburgh Tram Council Officers Report into options 23-06-2011 (Read more) Download file 04 May 2013

The report first produced by Council Officers and departments to provide advice to Councillors following the  acknowledgement of the final collapse of the original project to build the whole of Phase one.

This was supposed to be the impartial assesment of options by officers, with three...

144 Change we can, change we must (Read more) Download file 04 May 2013

Review of the connections between Council cover-ups? or unanswered questions across a decade.

City Centre Vision residents response (Read more) Download file 01 May 2013

A document produced by residents to detail some responses to the City of Edinburgh Council's City centre Vision plan.

CEC Annual Transport report 2011-2012 released Jan 2013 (Read more) Download file 26 Apr 2013

The annual Transport Review of Edinburgh Council this one released January 15th and presented to Councillors of the Transport and Environment Committee.

Note the preamble and summary points by officers then compare with the table on page 11 of 25. middle indicator of the three, showing...

The truth, the whole truth and nothing but... (Read more) Download file 22 Mar 2013

A request to set the record straight...easier said than done.

Predictions from 2009 coming true in 2013 (Read more) Download file 18 Mar 2013

Some slides without comment from 2009 that are proving eeirly prescient about the Council's (slowly being revealed) ideas on traffic flow in central Edinburgh.

This document helped arguing against the Council's ill fated and discraded CETM scheme--- 4 years later we see the Council...