Edinburgh's Transport

Trams around Edinburgh

 

Bonnington

Edinburgh Tram  -  1950s  -  Ferry Road, Bonnington

Ferry Road, Bonnington

Edinburgh Tram  -  1950s?  -  Bonnington Toll

Bonnington Toll

 

Church Hill

Alex Pringle and his tram at Church Hill, around 1922-26

Church Hill

Tram at Church Hill terminus, 1952

Church Hill

Postcard by an unidentified publisher  -  Church Hill

Church Hill

 

Canonmills

Tram No.16 at Canonmills

Canonmills

 

Colinton

No 9 Tram in Colinton Road, heading for Granton

Colinton Road

Colinton Road  -  Toilet Block, formerly tram ticket office at Colinton Terminus

Toilet Block
Formerly tram ticket office

Tram 167 at Colinton Terminus  -  When?

Tram 167 at Colinton Terminus

when?

 

Corstorphine

    Tram 138 at Corstorphine  -  When?

Tram 138 at Corstorphine

when?

 

Dalry

Trams in Dalrty Road, returning from a 'Hearts' football match  -  around 1920

Around 1920

Dalry Road

 

Granton Road

Looking down on a tram travelling up Granton Road, and Granton Harbour  -  1951

1951

Granton Road

above Granton Harbour

Trams in Granton Road  -  Photo taken from near Granton Square

When?

Granton Road

View from near Granton Square

Granton Road  -  Tram and Tram Stop at Granton Station

Around  1946

Granton Road at Granton Station

Looking down on a tram travelling up Granton Road, and Granton Harbour  -  1951

1953

Granton Road Station

Looking north down Granton Rd

Edinburgh Tram in 1950s?  -  Granton Road, with a train and Wardie Hotel beside Lower Granton Road in the background

Granton Road with a train in the background

 

Granton Square
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Lower Granton Road

Trams at Granton Square

zoom-out

Around 1950

Granton Square

Trams at Granton Square  -  zoom-in

zoom-in

Around 1950

Granton Square

Looking to the east along Lower Granton Road  -  Tram and Train

Tram + Train

Lower Granton Road

Looking to the east along Lower Granton Road  -  East Cottages

When?

Lower Granton Road

Lower Granton Road - 1950s?    Tram, Train and half a Lorry

Tram + Train + 1/2 Lorry

Lower Granton Road

Lower Granton Road - 1950s?    Tram, Train and half a Lorry

Tram + Train

Lower Granton Road

 

Joppa

Cable car and electric car at Joppa

Joppa

Trams at Joppa - where the Edinburgh Cable Cars met the Musselburgh Electric Trams

Joppa

 

Leith

Cable Car  -  Trial Run  -  Leith Walk  -  1 June 1899

Cable Car - 1899

Edinburgh Tram, 1953  -  Duke Street, Leith

Duke Street - 1953

 

Leith Walk

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Foot of Leith Walk

Leith Walk + Bridge

Leith Walk, 1954  -  Tram + Lorry passing Letih Tram Depot

Passing Leith Tram Depot

Leith Walk, 1950s  -  Trams entering and leaving Leith Tram Depot

Entering and Leaving Leith Tram Depot

Foot of Leith Walk, Leith  -  A Valentine Postcard, photographed 1902

Foot of the Walk

Tram at the Foot of Leith Walk

Foot of the Walk

A crowd gathers at the foot of Leith Walk in May 1955.  Who was the speacker?  Can anybody in the crowd be recognised?  There is a good variety of traffic in the background 

Foot of the Walk

Tram at the Foot of Leith Walk  -  close-up

Foot of the Walk

zoom-in

 

 

Meadowbank

Photo before restoration

London Road

Open-top cable cars or trams at London Road, Meadowbank

Photo after restoration

London Road

 

The Meadows

or possibly Bruntsfield Links

Tram 172 posed for a photograph.  Was this photo taken at Bruntsfield Links or The Meadows, and when might this photo have been taken?

Tram 172

Tram 230 posed for a photograph.  Was this photo taken at Bruntsfield Links or The Meadows, and when might this photo have been taken?

Tram 230

Tram 250 posed for a photograph.  Was this photo taken at Bruntsfield Links or The Meadows, and when might this photo have been taken?

Tram 250

Tram 261 posed for a photograph.  Was this photo taken at Bruntsfield Links or The Meadows, and when might this photo have been taken?

Tram 261

Tram 314 posed for a photograph.  Was this photo taken at Bruntsfield Links or The Meadows, and when might this photo have been taken?

Tram 314

These trams appear to have been posed to have their photos taken, so may not be on their normal routes.  They are showing destinations but no route numbers.  I'm not sure of the location, but it looks as if it may be The Meadows or possibly Bruntsfield Links.

 

Merchiston

Tram on the Granton Route  -   at Merchiston Place

Merchiston Place

 

Morningside

Postcard by an unidentified publisher  -  Looking towards Comiston Road and Braid Road, Morningside

Comiston Road and Braid Road

  Postcard by an unidentified publisher  -  Morningside Road, Morningside

Morningside Road

 

Newhaven

A tram and a horse bus at Newhaven

PHOTOGRAPH

Newhaven

1890s

Newhaen -  Two trams  -  1955

PHOTOGRAPH

Newhaven

1955

Trams in Newhaven Road

POSTCARD

Newhaven Road

Early-1900s

Newhaen Road  -  One of the new electric trams in 1905

POSTCARD

Newhaven Road

A new electric tram

Postcard by an unidentified publisher  -  Newhaven West, looking to the east 

Newhaven West

Tram beside the Firth of Forth at Annfield (Lindsay Road), Newhaven

Annfield

The two thumbnail images below are linked to pages
on the National Tramway Museum web site

Photo from the National Tramway Museum Collection  -  Looking to the west to the foot of Craighall Road, Newhaven - 1954

Photo from the National Tramway Museum Collection  -  Looking to the north to the foot of Craighall Road, Newhaven - 1956

 

 

Portobello

Cable Cars at King's Road, Edinburgh

POSTCARD 1910s

King's Road / Seafield Road East

Postcard published by Valentine & Sons  -  Portobello High Street

POSTCARD 1933

High Street

 

 

Trinity Bridge

including the approaches to the bridge from
Lower Granton Road and from
Trinity Crescent

A tram passes under Trinity Bridge in the 1950s.

POSTCARD 1950s

Lower Granton Road/Trinity Crescent

Lower Granton Road  -  Tram and Scaffy

When?

Trinity Crescent

Looking to the east along Lower Granton Road  -  East Cottages

When?

Lower Granton Road

Postcard by an unidentified publisher  -  Trinity Crescent, looking to the east towards Newhaven 

Trinity Crescent

Postcard by an unidentified publisher  -  Trinity Crescent, looking to the east towards Newhaven 

Trinity Crescent

Lower Granton Road  -  Tram and Scaffy

When?

Lower Granton Road

 

 

  

 

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