Dalgety Bay railway station

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Dalgety Bay National Rail
Dalgety Bay Railway Station - geograph.org.uk - 599243.jpg
Location
Place Dalgety Bay
Local authority Fife
Coordinates 56°02′32″N 3°22′02″W / 56.0423°N 3.3672°W / 56.0423; -3.3672Coordinates: 56°02′32″N 3°22′02″W / 56.0423°N 3.3672°W / 56.0423; -3.3672
Grid reference NT149841
Operations
Station code DAG
Managed by ScotRail
Number of platforms 2
Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2004/05  0.239 million
2005/06 Increase 0.247 million
2006/07 Increase 0.269 million
2007/08 Increase 0.271 million
2008/09 Increase 0.273 million
2009/10 Decrease 0.248 million
2010/11 Decrease 0.247 million
2011/12 Increase 0.264 million
2012/13 Increase 0.268 million
2013/14 Increase 0.284 million
History
2 June 1890 Donibristle Halt opened close to Dalgety Bay[1]
1959 Donibristle Halt closed
27 March 1998 Dalgety bay opened[2]
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* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Dalgety Bay from Office of Rail Regulation statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
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Dalgety Bay railway station serves the town of Dalgety Bay in Fife, Scotland. Lying on the Fife Circle and Edinburgh to Aberdeen lines, it is managed by ScotRail. It is currently the nearest railway station to Fordell Firs Camp site, the Scottish national headquarters for The Scout Association in Scotland, part of Scouting in Scotland.

History[edit]

The station is built close to the former station Donibristle Halt, opened in 1890 (closed 1959) as part of the Aberdour Line by the North British Railway, and named for the Earl of Moray's estate of Donibristle on which it stood.

Facilities[edit]

In 2008, the station has two platforms and is unstaffed. The station is equipped with shelters on both platforms, with a self-service ticket machine located on the shelter in Platform 1. A footbridge connects the platforms.

Services[edit]

2008[edit]

Services are given in National Rail Timetable 242. There is a basic 30 minute service, with alternate trains serving Kirkcaldy and the Fife Circle route via Cowdenbeath to Edinburgh. Kirkcaldy services are periodically extended to Dundee.[3]

Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Inverkeithing   ScotRail
Fife Circle Line
  Aberdour
Historical railways
Inverkeithing   Dunfermline and Queensferry Railway
North British Railway
  Aberdour
Aberdour Line
North British Railway
Rosyth Halt   Dunfermline and Queensferry Railway
North British Railway
 

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Sources[edit]

  • Butt, R. V. J. (1995). The Directory of Railway Stations: details every public and private passenger station, halt, platform and stopping place, past and present (1st ed.). Sparkford: Patrick Stephens Ltd. ISBN 1-8526-0508-1. OCLC 60251199.