Dunfermline Town railway station

Dunfermline Town National Rail
Dunfermline Town
St Margaret's Drive entrance
Location
Place Dunfermline
Local authority Fife
Coordinates 56°04′05″N 3°27′11″W / 56.068°N 3.453°W / 56.068; -3.453Coordinates: 56°04′05″N 3°27′11″W / 56.068°N 3.453°W / 56.068; -3.453
Operations
Station code DFE
Managed by First ScotRail
Number of platforms 2
Live arrivals/departures and station information
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage
2004/05 *   0.569 million
2005/06 * increase 0.604 million
2006/07 * increase 0.632 million
2007/08 * increase 0.638 million
2008/09 * decrease 0.221 million
History
Original company Dunfermline and Queensferry Railway
Pre-grouping North British Railway
Post-grouping LNER
5 March 1890 Opened as Dunfermline Lower[1]
1968? Renamed as Dunfermline
January 2000? Renamed as Dunfermline Town
National Rail - UK railway stations
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* Annual passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Dunfermline Town from Office of Rail Regulation statistics. Please note: methodology may vary year on year.
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Kincardine Line
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Stirling and Dunfermline Railway
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Dunfermline Lower (D&QR) 
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Dunfermline Upper (S&DR/E&NR)
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Townhill Junctions
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Dunfermline Queen Margaret
Rosyth (D&QR) 
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Halbeath (E&NR)
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Dunfermline Town railway station is a railway station in the town of Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland. The station is managed by First ScotRail and is on the Fife Circle Line 27 km (17 mi) north of Edinburgh Waverley.

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History

The station was opened by Dunfermline and Queensferry Railway on 5 March 1890.[1]

Station facilities

The station can be accessed from St. Margaret's Drive. The station building is on the northbound platform. In the building is a ticket office, a toilet (accessed by key) and a kiosk. There is a public phone at the entrance and there are waiting rooms on both platforms. The platforms are connected by a ramped subway. There is a taxi rank at the main entrance. CCTV is in operation.

Train services

2011

On Mondays to Saturdays during the daytime, there is generally a half-hourly service southbound to Edinburgh Waverley, and a half-hourly service northbound round the Fife Circle through Kirkcaldy, eventually coming back to Edinburgh Waverley. In the evenings the service is hourly in each direction and on Sundays two-hourly.

2007

Monday to Saturday daytimes there is generally a half-hourly service southbound to Edinburgh and an hourly service northbound towards Kirkcaldy (and back to Edinburgh) on the Fife Circle Line. There is also a daily service to and from Perth via Markinch.

Evenings there is an hourly service in each direction and on Sundays two-hourly.

Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Rosyth   First ScotRail

Fife Circle Line

  Dunfermline Queen Margaret
Historical railways
Rosyth
Line and station open
  North British Railway

 Dunfermline and Queensferry Railway and
Dunfermline Branch of E&NR

  Halbeath
Line open; station closed
North British Railway

 Dunfermline and Queensferry Railway and
Dunfermline Branch of E&NR

Dunfermline Upper
Line and station closed
Cairneyhill
Line open; station closed
  North British Railway

 Kincardine Line

  Terminus
Charlestown
Line and station closed
  North British Railway

 Charlestown Railway

  Terminus

Bus services

  • D3/D4 (Dunfermline - Duloch Park - Pitcorthie)
  • 7 (Dunfermline - Kirkcaldy - Leven)
  • 55 (Dunfermline - Inverkeithing - Edinburgh)
  • 72 (Dunfermline outer circular (Townhill - Abbeyview - Duloch Park - QMH - Halbeath - Townhill)) (Partly replaces D7)
  • 73 (Townhill - Dunfermline - Abbeyview - Duloch Park - Rosyth - Inverkeithing - Ferrytoll) (Partly replaces D7)
  • 75 (Dunfermline inner circle (James St - Touch - Abberyview - St Leonards - James St ))
  • 79 (Kelty - Dunfermline - Dalgety Bay)
  • 80 (Dunfermline - Dalgety Bay)
  • Various express routes (to / from Edinburgh and Dundee)

References

Notes

  1. ^ a b Butt (1995), page 85

Sources


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