Edinburgh tram routes
The routes as they were on 1 January 1920. This was a few months before the amalgamation of Edinburgh and Leith, when Edinburgh was still operating cable cars, but Leith had had electric cars since 1905.
Sources and further information
|Edinburgh's Transport Volume 1 (The Early Years)||D L G Hunter||The Mercat Press||1992||1873644027|
|Edinburgh's Transport Volume 2 (The Corporation Years)||D L G Hunter||Adam Gordon||1999?||187442223 0|
|The Twilight Years of the Edinburgh Tram||Alan W Brotchie||Adam Gordon||2001?||187442232X|
|Streets of Edinburgh||Gavin Booth||Ian Allan Publishing||1991||0-7110-2866-4|
|Tramway Memories Edinburgh||George Fairley||Ian Allan Publishing||2006||0-7110-3194-0|
|The Tramways of Eastern Scotland||J C Gillham and R J S Wiseman||Light Rail Transit Association||?||0 948106 25 5|
|Edinburgh's Trams, The Last Years (Volume 1 – The North)||R J S Wiseman||Stenlake Publishing Ltd||2005||1 84033 343 X|
|Edinburgh's Trams, The Last Years (Volume 2 – The South)||R J S Wiseman||Stenlake Publishing Ltd||2005||1 84033 355 3|
|Edinburgh's Trams, The Last Years (Volume 3 – The West)||R J S Wiseman||Stenlake Publishing Ltd||2007||978 1840333985|
|Edinburgh's Trams, The Last Years (Volume 4 – The East)||R J S Wiseman||Stenlake Publishing Ltd||2007||978 1840334043|
|Edinburgh Transport Map||John Bartholomew & Son Ltd||Edinburgh Corporation||various||-|
|Edinburgh City Corporation Electric Tramways||J C Gillham||-||Feb 1986, Rev Oct 1997, Sep 1999||-|
Video / DVD
|Edinburgh Trams||226 Group / Edinburgh Transport Group||Online Video||1993||-|
The ‘Our Collections’ link on their site allows you to search the collections of postcards and photographs with hundreds of pictures of trams in Edinburgh and Leith.
This page gives details of the various routes and has diagrams of the underground equipment and a link to a detailed description written in 1894.