Edinburgh Airport passengers prefer the bus to the tram

Three times as many Edinburgh Airport passengers take the bus as take the tram, according to a new report.
Figures show the number of people using the tram when travelling between the airport and city has fallen.
Eight per cent of journeys to and from the terminal were by tram at the beginning of the year, compared to 25 per cent by bus.

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what is the nearest rail station to Edinburgh Airport ?

Edinburgh Airport does not have its own railway station.  Edinburgh Park is the nearest railway station . It can be reached by bus or taxi from the airport . The airport is linked to the railway stations in Edinburgh city centre , Waverley and Haymarket, by tram ,  bus or taxi. A new station is being built at Gogar to connect trams from the airport to the Fife railway line .

For those travelling north, the Jet 747 service provides a convenient link between the airport and Inverkeithing station in Fife.

Rail passengers can get between airport and station by taxi or by bus. The Airlink 100 service runs 24 hours and calls at Waverley and Haymarket stations. Journey times to and from the airport are between 25 and 30 minutes in normal traffic. A night bus, the N22, also runs between Waverley station and the airport.

Rail services to Edinburgh city

Train operator Services to/from
ScotRail Glasgow, Aberdeen, Inverness and stations throughout Scotland.
First TransPennine Express Manchester Airport via the West Coast Main Line.
Virgin Trains East Coast London Kings Cross via the East Coast Main Line.
CrossCountry Birmingham, Leeds and other UK destinations.
Virgin Trains West Coast Birmingham New Street via the West Coast Main Line

Travelling onwards by rail

Combined tickets are available for purchase from the vending machine at Domestic Arrivals. The RailBus ticket includes your bus to Haymarket, Waverley or Inverkeithing, then onward rail travel to your final destination.

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Further information

National Rail Enquiries: For timetables, service updates and station information UK-wide, call +44 (0)8457 484950 or visit www.nationalrail.co.uk.

Traveline Scotland: For journey planning within Scotland, visit www.travelinescotland.com.

Edinburgh Airport to St Andrews

 

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Indian airport is first solar powered airport in the world

Kochi airport becomes world’s first to completely operate on solar power

Cochin International airport , the country’s first airport built under PPP model has scripted another chapter in aviation history by becoming the first airport in the world that completely operates on solar power. Hon.Chief Minister Mr.Oommen Chandy inaugurated the 12 MWp solar power plant, on 18th August 2015, comprising of 46,150 solar panels laid across 45 acres near cargo complex. Now, Cochin airport’s solar power plant is producing 50,000 to 60,000 units of electricity per day to be consumed for all its operational functions, which technically make the airport ‘ absolutely power neutral ‘.
CIAL, which has always been adhered to the philosophy of sustainable development, ventured into the Solar PV sector during March 2013, by installing a 100 kWp solar PV Plant on the roof top of the Arrival Terminal Block. This was a trend setter in the field of grid-connected solar PV in the State of Kerala. The plant was installed by the Kolkata based M/s Vikram Solar Pvt. Ltd. 400 numbers of polycrystalline modules of 250Wp with five numbers of 20kW capacity Refu-sol make string inverters were used in this plant. After the successful commissioning of this plant, CIAL installed a 1 MWp solar PV power plant partly on the roof top and partly on the ground in the Aircraft Maintenance Hangar facility within the Airport premises. This plant was installed by Emvee Photovoltaic Power Pvt. Ltd. 4000 numbers of monocrystalline modules of 250Wp with thirty three numbers of 30kW capacity Delta make string inverters were used in this plant, which is the first Megawatt scale installation of Solar PV system in the State of Kerala.
Both these plants are equipped with a SCADA system, through which remote monitoring is carried out. After commissioning, these plants have so far saved more than 550MT of CO2 emission contributing to the efforts of CIAL towards minimizing environmental degradation.
Inspired by the success of the above plants, CIAL decided to set up a larger scale 12MWp solar PV plant as part of its green initiatives. This was set up in an area of about 45 acres near the International Cargo complex. The work has been awarded to M/s Bosch Ltd. The project components include PV modules of 265Wp capacity manufactured by Renesola, and Inverters of 1MW capacity manufactured by ABB India. With the commissioning, this installation is expected to generate around 48000 units per day, which along with the electricity generated from the existing 1.10 MWp plants, making the total output around 52,000 units a day, and would be sufficient to meet the power requirement of the Airport. This is a grid connected system without battery storage and a power banking module with the Kerala State electricity board (KSEB)has been worked out; wherein, CIAL gives as much power it produces (in day time) to (the grid of)KSEB and ‘ buy ‘ back the power from them when needed (especially in night).
“When we had realized that the power bill is on the higher side, we contemplated possibilities. Then the idea of tapping the green power came in. We consume around 48,000 unit (KWh) a day. So if we can produce the same, that too by strictly adhering to the green and sustainable development model of infrastructure development that we always follow, that would transcend a message to the world. Now this has become the world’s first airport fully operates on solar power ” -Said Mr.V.J.Kurian IAS, Managing Director, Cochin International Airport Ltd. ” Infact, we are producing a few megawatt of extra energy which is being contributed to the state’s power grid “-added Mr.Kurian.
This plant will produce 18 million units of power from ‘ sun ‘ annually-the power equivalent to feed 10,000 homes for one year.Over the next 25 years, this green power project will avoid carbon dioxide emissions from coal fired power plants by more than 3 lakh metric tons, which is equivalent to planting 3 million trees or not driving 750 miles.

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Transfers from Edinburgh to St Andrews can be booked on 07576-127097 or contact us online . Airport taxis offers a professional transfer service from  Edinburgh to St Andrews  . Our fares are 25% below standard local Edinburgh tariffs. Call us now on freephone 0800-6190575 for a fixed price quote or to make a booking. International customers can contact us online to make an enquiry or a booking .

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Recent news

 

Edinburgh Airport disruption at night

A major roadworks programme begins tonight on an approach road to Edinburgh Airport.

Essential night-time maintenance to improve the surface on the M9 at Junction 1, southbound, will take place over the next four nights on a  crucial route for those travelling to catch flights out of Edinburgh Airport.

Neil Greig, of the Institute of Advanced Motorists, told travellers they must adjust their arrangements to ensure they reach the airport in time.

He said: “Doing the roadworks overnight certainly minimises the disruption to motorists.

“But this is a crucial route to the airport and is used 24/7 because flights are departing and arriving late at night and during the early hours.

“And motorists have also got to remember that some of the worst tailbacks in Scotland have been caused by contractors over-running the time they should be working.

“This could cause major obstacles for air travellers if it happens on their day of departure.”

The slip road will be closed from 8pm until 6am on each of the four nights.

Road users are being warned to allow for an additional journey time of around 11 minutes in completing the diversion.

The 1.1km long stretch of road at Newbridge Junction, as well as lane 1 of the M9 adjacent to the works, will be closed during the works and a clearly signed diversion will be in place.

Traffic will be diverted to the M8 Junction 2 to travel eastbound towards Edinburgh, continuing to Hermiston Gait and then be directed back along the westbound M8 to the Junction 2 offslip, returning to Newbridge Roundabout by exiting the diversion at Junction 1 using the northbound off-slip.

Panda watch starts at Edinburgh Zoo

The possibility of a panda being born at Edinburgh Zoo has alerted panda lovers around the world . The female giant panda has been artificially inseminated.
The zoo is also going to try to mate the pandas naturally before the end of the short breeding season.
Edinburgh Zoo acquired the pandas on loan from China in 2011 and previous attempts to mate the pair have failed.
Tian Tian, which means Sweetie, and male Yang Guang (Sunshine) were the first giant pandas to live in the UK for 17 years.
The last pandas in the UK, Ming Ming and Bao Bao, left a zoo in London in 1994 after failing to mate.
‘No say’
Iain Valentine, director of giant pandas for the Royal Zoological Society of Scotland, said artificial insemination took place on Tian Tian in the early hours of Thursday.
“The procedure was carried out by the expert team of three veterinarians at RZSS, alongside Chinese colleague Doctor Wang Chengdong from the China Conservation and Research Centre for Giant Pandas (CCRCGP),” he said.
“Only semen from male panda Yang Guang was used during the procedure.
“Natural mating will also be attempted today before the short breeding window comes to a close this afternoon (Thursday) as both pandas remain extremely interested in one another, but as Tian Tian’s transition to peak was so rapid it was a priority to move straight to artificial insemination first.”