Wednesday, 3 August 2016

Tour Scotland Video Tram Princes Street Edinburgh Scotland

Tour Scotland video of a Tram on the Tramway on Princes Street on ancestry visit to Edinburgh, Scotland. Edinburgh Corporation first ran Tramways ran from 1871 until 16 November 1956. Proposals for a new tram network were made in 1990 and the new tram line now begins its run from York Place, in the city centre. It turns into North St Andrew Street, crosses St Andrew Square. From the square, it heads South East into Princes Street, and west along the street toward Haymarket, via Shandwick Place, Atholl Place, and West Maitland Street. At Haymarket, the route heads onto a segregated track parallel to the Glasgow to Edinburgh mainline. It follows the railway line west to Edinburgh Park railway station. There, it leaves the railway line on a segregated track and heads north to Gogar Roundabout from where it heads North West via Ingliston Park and Ride to Edinburgh Airport, where it terminates.

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