Working around trams

On this page you can find guidance and request forms for works in the vicinity of the tramway.

You can download an Edinburgh City Council guidance document to help inform when you are required to request authority from Edinburgh Trams for any works adjacent to our infrastructure.

If you’re required to obtain an authority to work for works on or near the tramway please fill in the Works Request part of the Authority to Work form and submit this to

Please note that we require at least two weeks notice ahead of any works.




Frequently asked questions

Want to know the tram route, where the stops are and how long the journey takes?
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Safety and Trams

Trams run safely in cities all over the world. Find out how to stay safe around them. 

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