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Keeping safety a priority for 140 years.

UPDATE: 10th May 2021

The Tramway is now fully open 7 days a week. This may be subject to change so we recommend you check the current opening times page for the most up-to-date information.


Central Tramway has been serving visitors and locals in Scarborough for 140 years. Safety continues to be at the forefront of the business.


Our team is committed to keeping our passengers safe and are working in line with current guidelines regarding Covid-19.  

We are taking the following actions to maintain the highest standards at Central Tramway.

  • FACE COVERINGS FOR PASSENGERS. In line with current guidance for public transport we are asking all passengers to wear a face covering when travelling.

  • SOCIAL DISTANCING. Central Tramway is adhering to current government guidelines on safe distancing.

  • REDUCING OUR CAPACITY. The carriages will carry fewer passengers during this time, this is for your safety so please be patient whilst waiting for the next available carriage. 

  • SIGNS/ FLOOR MARKINGS. We are ensuring directions and traffic flow is clear and easy to follow .

  • CLEANING REGIMES. Strict and thorough cleaning at regular intervals throughout the day. 

  • USE OF PPE. Staff will be wearing essential protective equipment.

  • TEMPERATURE CHECKS FOR STAFF. This is an additional safety measure when staff begin work each morning.

  • STAFF HANDWASHING. Staff will maintain strict hygiene standards during this time.

  • STAFF TRAINING. Ensuring all our team are up to date with current guidelines.

We hope all these measures will reassure you, our visitors that Central Tramway is a safe and reliable business to visit. Thank you for helping us maintain these vital measures at this challenging time.

We are all in this together, and your custom and support is appreciated.