DAYtickets allow unlimited travel in the city fare zone (excl. Edinburgh Airport) on Edinburgh Trams and Lothian Buses. Tickets purchased after 6pm (DAY&NIGHTtickets) are also valid on NightBus and NightHawk. DAYtickets are not valid in the network fare zone.
Edinburgh trams: OAPs travel free after campaign of thousands of pensioners living near the trams. to apply concessionary fares to trams would undermine the idea of an integrated transport
The Scottish Government provided the City of Edinburgh Council with £500m towards the cost of constructing the Edinburgh Trams network and purchasing tram vehicles. This Scottish Government funding was never intended to subsidise tram operations or to support the provision of concessionary fares on the Edinburgh Trams network.
PENSIONERS and disabled travellers will benefit from free use of the Edinburgh Trams network. Free tram travel for the elderly. that extension could result in higher bus fares across the
Additionallly, although the project has beenn financed primarily by the Scottish taxpayer, Edinburgh Counci insist that only Edinburgh residents who hold a concessionary travel card (bus pass)will be entitled to free tram travel. I note that there’s no concessionary fare for pensioners who elsewhere in Scotland are entitled to free travel.
May 14, 2014 · If you were to get on the 35 bus at the Airport and then get off at Ingliston P&R to catch a tram it’d cost you £3.50 for a day ticket or £3 for two singles, however if you were to board the tram at the Airport the single fare would be £5 and day ticket £9.
PENSIONERS across the Lothians are being “hard done by”, it was claimed today, after it was revealed only those living in Edinburgh will be allowed to travel on trams for free.
A flat fare of £1.50 will apply for all journeys which do not start or end at the airport. Edinburgh’s new trams will carry their first paying passengers on Saturday 31 May.
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Tram ticket prices revealed Published Wednesday, 18th September 2013 Day tickets will be usable across both tram and bus and Ridacards will be valid throughout the entire route. Transport Convener Lesley Hinds said: with Lothian Buses and Edinburgh Trams confirmed as the operators.
Concessionary travel will be offered on Edinburgh trams Edinburgh council has announced that in common with the way that Lothian Buses operate at the moment there will be a “single fully integrated flat fare regardless of the distance travelled” except for journeys which travel to the west of Gogar.