Edinburgh Tram Comparison

           West Clyde Transit Link

 

1.  Glasgow Airport

     10 Million Passengers per Year

2.  Advanced Manufacturing Innovation District Scotland

     10,000 Employees ?

3.  The Braehead Shopping Centre

     17 Million Shoppers per year

4.  Residential Catchment Areas

     Renfrew Town, Linthouse, Govan, Cessnock,

     Kinning Park, Tradeston, Kelvinhaugh,

     Partick, Kelvinside, Cowcaddens

     Total Population 70,000

5.  Queen Elizabeth University Hospital

     12,000 Staff, 1,200 Beds, 16 large Outpatient

     Departments

6.  Clyde Waterfront Innovation Campus

     1,000 Employees ?

7.  BAE

     1,000 Employees ?

8.  Govan Graving Docks

     200 Employees ?

9.  BBC/STV/Pacific Quay

     1,000 Employees ?

10. Scottish Exhibition Centre, Science Centre,

      Clyde Auditorium, Hydro Venue

      4 Million Visitors per year

11. Glasgow Quay 

      500,000 Visitors per year

12. Barclays WorldTech Centre

      1,500 Employees ?

13. Glasgow International Financial District, Glasgow             Centre 

      Unknown ?

 

                           ??????? 

It would be reasonable to conclude that the

West Clyde Transit Link could attract over

5 Million Passengers per Year 

 

               Edinburgh Tram System

 

1. Edinburgh Airport

    12.5 Million Passengers per Year

 

2. The Gyle Shopping Centre

    11 Million Shoppers per Year

 

3. Residential Catchment Areas

    Corstorphine, Murrayfield, Roseburn, Coates,

    Gorgie, Stenhouse, Sitehill, Saughton, Dalry

    Total Population 60,000

 

4. Murrayfield Stadium

    700,000 Visitors per Year

 

5. Ingleston Showground

    500,000 Visitors per Year

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

            Over 5 Million Passengers per Year