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Trick of the tram

Trick of the tram

This year will see the construction of the tramways in both Dubai and Edinburgh complete. Edinburgh’s tram network is set to finally become operational at the end of May, with Dubai scheduled to go live in November.

Parallels between the two tramlines can be drawn. Both were constructed by a consortium of contractors. Both are of similar length, and both have tramway infrastructure now completed with testing having commenced. However, in relation to progress of the construction works this is where the similarities end.

To read Cheryl Cairns' full article in Construction Week, click here.