Trams named ‘global’ operator of the year

Published: 10 October 2018

Edinburgh Trams have been named Operator of the Year at a prestigious awards event celebrating “excellence in the light rail sector”.

As well as winning the top award, it was Highly Commended in the Most Improved System category at the Global Light Rail Awards in London last night.

To be awarded ‘Operator of the Year’ is testament to the service’s efficiency, reliability and value to the people of Edinburgh...

Lesley Macinnes, Transport Convener and Chair of Transport for Edinburgh, The City of Edinburgh Council


The annual event is said to highlight “exceptional innovation, performance and customer service” and the city’s tramway also made the shortlists for the Best Customer Initiative, Team of the Year and Project of the Year.

Lea Harrison, Edinburgh Trams Managing Director, commented: “To be named Operator of the Year, and to do so well across a range of other categories, is a fantastic achievement and testament everyone’s hard work over the past 12 months...”

Full story via The Edinburgh Evening News



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