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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 Namesort descending Download Release date What is it?
TWO air pollutant graphs from Scottish environmental stats 2014 (Read more) Download file 22 Mar 2015

Graphs for PM10s and NO2 levels 1993 to 2103 in Edinburgh, Aberdeen and Glasgow.

Edinburgh's figures have a disconnect in 2003 and emerge (after the device was moved that year) far lower, and as a result inconsistent in the information they provide.

UN remind CEC that Workshops matter (Read more) Download file 06 Nov 2012

Press Release highlighting inconsistencies between the what CEC say about engagement...and what they do.

w104---The money is already running out..... again (Read more) Download file 12 Apr 2012

For years prominent critics of the tram project have warned that the costs could one day reach £1 Billion for what is a fragment of the original project left on the table.


A story today shows these warnings are not  the scaremongering that they were dismissed as being by the...

We think these are 'Known Unknowns' about what is going on (Read more) Download file 18 Nov 2012

It was Donald Rumsfeld who first popularised the idea of 'Known Unknowns' --here are some we know but many don't, about the tram project.

Week of farce ends with lawyers banning councillors from the vote! (Read more) Download file 17 Sep 2010

A chaotic week inside the council ends with lawyers banning councillors for having discussed the issue they are to vote upon. Following officials refusal to talk about the issues, and news of financial chaos the week ends with local councillors told that because they have talked about the tram...

What Improvements would you want to see? (Read more) Download file 22 Feb 2013

Contribution to the debate by an  Edinburgh resident

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

Why this all matters so much (Read more) Download file 18 Nov 2012


Won't Get Fooled Again? (Read more) Download file 13 Apr 2012



Telling it as it is……. Not only the reporter who wrote the story but the people commenting on the story in the Daily Record today (April 13th 2012), click the PDF to see comments and link or go straight to the page...

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...