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Gogar Depot & Edinburgh Tram Visit

Friday 5th January

Locomotive & Carriage Institution Members Only

A very rare opportunity (through our contacts at ROG) has arisen for a behind-the-scenes look at the new Gogar Tram Depot in Edinburgh. This visit will also take in the full length of the current tram system (Edinburgh Airport – York Place).


Members should meet at Edinburgh Waverley station for 12:20pm

For travel from London:

Return to London:

Please double check platform numbers on customer information screens at the station concerned.


There is no cost for the visit, although members will need to purchase an ‘all-day’ tram ticket (currently priced at £9.00) to ride the 14-kilometre system.

For those without safeguarded travel facilities (see below), at the time of writing (early December 2017) the cheapest train tickets are as follows:

Note that these are quota-controlled tickets so purchase as early as possible is strongly recommended.  These tickets are only  valid on the train and date booked.

Book at

Use of ‘third party’ sites such as the trainline is not recommended as you will pay more than booking direct and you will not obtain an automatic refund if the train is late.

The cheapest non-advance tickets are:

Note that the super off-peak single will not be available at this price if not purchased from:

Educational Free Pass

This is an educational visit, so those members with protected (safeguarded) travel facilities can apply for an educational free pass.  Please see: Free Pass for further information.

The free pass ticket should be from your home station to EDINBURGH WAVERLEY.

Members may opt to extend their visit to Scotland, with an extra day either before or after to take in other railway locations of their choice.

Personal Protective Equipment

Please provide your own ORANGE hi-viz vest/jacket for this visit.


To Book

All bookings must be made in advance.

Please click the button below:

 Gogar Booking

Send the form, plus payment to:  Allan Spencer,  8 Railway Terrace, DERBY, DE1 2RU


Please email: Alan Spencer (click to email)