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The new contract, which is in place until 2035, includes the continuous maintenance of the overhead contact line system, the track, SCADA and signalling system of the Edinburgh Trams infrastructure network to allow the safe day to day operational running of the trams and has been awarded to the two exisitng contractor - a consortium of Siemens and Bilfinger UK. 
 
Sambit Banerjee, Joint CEO at Siemens Mobility, said: “We have operated in close collaboration with Edinburgh Trams Ltd including the network extension, and we are delighted to be partnering with them for another eleven years. This is a real testament to the team who have worked so hard over the last 10 years to offer the best service to maintain the Tram infrastructure in Edinburgh.” 
 
Lea Harrison, Managing Director, Edinburgh Trams, said: “For the past decade, we have worked closely with Siemens Mobility to deliver a world-class service to our growing number of customers. This continued partnership will be vital as we build on our undoubted success to date.” 
 
Siemens Mobility has been maintaining the tram infrastructure in Scotland’s capital since 2014 and played an instrumental role in the recently opened extension of the network to Newhaven, providing a tram service to the area for the first time in more than 65 years. 
 
The Edinburgh tramway was opened at the end of May 2024 and extended to Newhaven in June 2023. There is a fleet of 27 CAF 42.8m trams that carry around 14M passengers a year.  
A tram from Edinburgh Trams
Siemens Mobility have been awarded an eleven-year contract extension for the maintenance of Edinburgh Trams infrastructure. 
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