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DESCRIPTION
Edinburgh original tram opened in 1871 and it was totally electrified in 1920. The original tram network was closed in 1956.
The first section of a modern LRT/tram line opened on 31 May 2014, connecting the airport to the city centre (York Place); tram should be extended towards Newhaven. Tram interchanges with the railway network at Edinburgh Park station and Haymarket.
(last modified February 19, 2017 )
HISTORY
datesection nameline
1871initial horse tram opening--
1920electrification completed--
1956tram network closure--
31-05-2014Edinburgh Airport-York Place--
(last modified February 19, 2017 )
TECHNICAL DATA
Single line length (Km)
--
Single line stops
--
Single line avg. distance (km)
--
Total track length (km)
14
Total network stops
15
Avg. stop net distance (km)
1.0
Type
steel wheels
Current/Voltage
750 V DC overhead
Guide/gauge
standard gauge rails (1435 mm)
Vehicles builder
CAF
Model
Urbos 3
Operator
EDINBURGH TRAMS LIMITED
(last modified February 19, 2017 )
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