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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 descending What is it?

The City of Edinburgh Council's TRO and RSO proposals in respect of Charlotte Square with map.

There is a precis of the likely potential effects on traffic flows through the Randolph CRescent/Great Stuart Street. St Colme Street corridor feeding to and from Great Stuart street by...

Tram traffic modelling in respect of Charlotte Square (Read more) Download file 21 May 2012

A consultants report on the changes in traffic people can expect after radical changes to the traffic around Charlotte Square, where a consortium of developers led by a Russian investor are seeking the go ahead for their plans.

Done by the Developers not done by City of Edinburgh Council...

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...

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...

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.

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


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.

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.