Edinburgh Guide to the Citys Transport System

By: Mike

Edinburgh, the capital of Scotland, is one of the hottest tourist destination in the world. People from different corners of the globe dream of visiting Edinburgh once in their lives. The majority of tourist to Edinburgh includes students and knowledge seekers. This is so because Edinburgh is a hub of art, literature, history, archaeology, architecture and culture. If you are also enthusiastic about visiting this place, then here is an Edinburgh guide that will tell you about the transport system of Edinburgh.

Edinburgh is considered as a major transport hub in east central Scotland. The labyrinth of roads and railway system connect the city to the rest of Scotland and to various places in England as well. There are some works of spectacular engineering done in this sector, like - the Forth Bridge and the Forth Road Bridge. The chief means of commuting in Edinburgh is by bus. There are Lothian Buses and First Buses that run across the lengths and breadths of the city and the suburbs.

The latest attraction in the transport system is the 'trams'. Trams have started plying after it was voted in Scottish Parliament in June 2007. At present, there is only one tram line that connects the Edinburgh airport, Granton, the city centre and the Leith Walk. Edinburgh also boasts of a well organised and well managed railway system. The main railway station of this city is called Edinburgh Waverley.

An attempt to make Edinburgh - a cycle friendly city - is in place. And there are also parks and green patches coming up. For more information on various parks, you can consult any good . When in this city, you need a proper Edinburgh guide to help you get to places, tell you in detail about the city and its transport system, explain the bus routes and destinations in detail.

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