About Transport for Edinburgh

Transport for Edinburgh (TfE) is the parent company of the municipally owned Lothian Buses and Edinburgh Trams and holds the City’s shares in these companies.  It is responsible for the delivery and development of an integrated transport network for the Edinburgh City Region.

In 2018 The TfE Group carried over 125 million passengers, with revenue of £175M, returning £7M in dividends to its Local Authority owners and investing some £17M in new fleet and equipment.

Since 2016, TfE developed and secured unanimous support for a 5-year Strategy for Delivery 2017 – 2022, has taken tram advertising ‘in-house’ and launched a cycle hire scheme for The City.

Transport for Edinburgh is now leading the delivery of a new Wayfinding system for The City. Future TfE projects include support to the development of the tram network, expanding the cycle hire scheme, the Driver Safety Innovation Challenge and other transport integration and co-ordination projects.

TfE’s Vision is to provide world-class, integrated, environmentally-friendly and socially-inclusive transport which plays a central role in the future prosperity of Edinburgh and the Lothians.



  • Edinburgh Trams is the award winning operator of The City’s tramway with a vision to be an integral part of the future success of Edinburgh and the Lothians by providing world-class, environmentally-friendly and socially-inclusive transport.

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  • Lothian Buses is an award-winning bus company that operates over 70 services in Edinburgh and the surrounding areas of Midlothian, East Lothian and West Lothian. Lothian Buses remains publicly owned - the major shareholder being The City of Edinburgh Council.

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Management Team

Meet the people behind Transport for Edinburgh.  Read these short biographies on our Management Team and Board.

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Annual Reports

Find out more about Transport for Edinburgh’s performance by viewing our Annual Report.

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Wayfinding Project

Transport for Edinburgh’s Wayfinding Project creates a user-friendly information system promoting sustainable and active modes of travel and wider exploration of The City.

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