Edinburgh Transport

Lower-deck of Tram Cars

Maintenance

 

Maintenance  -  lower-deck of trams

Shrubhill Repair Shop  -  Single Deck Trams

  Reproduced by courtesy Lothian Buses plc

Lower-Deck of Tram Cars

This is one of two photographs of the repair shop, showing the plank scaffolding suspended from the roof at Shrubhill Repair Shop, Leith Walk.  The other photograph shows repairs being carried out on double-deck trams.

Shrubhill Repair Shop  -  Double Deck Trams

The Shrubhill works housed the engine for to drive the cable for the Edinbrgh's tramways during the cable car days in the early 1900s.

 Engine House for driving cables for Edinburgh's Cable Car system

Edinburgh's transport repair depot remained at Shrubhill until the 1990s.  The building has now been sold and is expected to be redeveloped as housing.

 

 

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