Inverkeithing railway station

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Inverkeithing National Rail
Scottish Gaelic: Inbhir Chèitinn
Inverkeithing Station - geograph.org.uk - 1499820.jpg
Souhbound view in September 2009
Location
Place Inverkeithing
Local authority Fife
Coordinates 56°02′06″N 3°23′43″W / 56.0351°N 3.3954°W / 56.0351; -3.3954Coordinates: 56°02′06″N 3°23′43″W / 56.0351°N 3.3954°W / 56.0351; -3.3954
Grid reference NT131833
Operations
Station code INK
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  0.988 million
2005/06 Decrease 0.972 million
2006/07 Increase 0.986 million
2007/08 Increase 1.032 million
2008/09 Decrease 0.993 million
2009/10 Decrease 0.943 million
2010/11 Increase 1.086 million
2011/12 Increase 1.124 million
2012/13 Increase 1.158 million
2013/14 Increase 1.202 million
History
1890 Opened
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* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Inverkeithing from Office of Rail Regulation statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
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Inverkeithing railway station serves the town of Inverkeithing in Fife, Scotland. The station is managed by ScotRail and is on the Fife Circle Line, 13¼ miles (21 km) north west of Edinburgh Waverley.

The station is popular with commuters travelling to Edinburgh from Fife and beyond, thanks to its location beside the M90 motorway. Immediately north of the station, the Fife Circle Line splits in two. Two large free of charge park and ride car parks are provided.

The station is currently staffed for all trains and has public toilets, and a ticket hall. There is also a waiting room and a footbridge.

Services[edit]

Journey times as low as 15 minutes are available to Haymarket as CrossCountry, Virgin Trains East Coast and ScotRail express services between Edinburgh and Aberdeen stop here. Some services between Edinburgh and Inverness also stop at Inverkeithing.

Mondays to Saturdays daytimes, four Fife Circle Line trains per hour go southbound to Edinburgh. Northbound, services run every half hour to Dunfermline Town, and half hourly to Kirkcaldy. Evenings and Sundays, two trains per hour go southbound to Edinburgh and two per hour go along the Fife Circle one in each direction (one via Dunfermline and one via Kirkcaldy).

Monday to Saturday - nearly all ScotRail services to Aberdeen and Inverness no longer stop at Inverkeithing. Trains destined for Perth, Dundee, Glenrothes, Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath are the ones generally calling at Inverkeithing from Edinburgh. There is a once daily train to Glasgow Queen Street each morning, returning in the evening peak.

Virgin Trains East Coast services between Aberdeen, London King's Cross and Leeds call at Inverkeithing, as do CrossCountry services between Aberdeen and Plymouth/Penzance.

External links[edit]

Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Haymarket   CrossCountry
Cross Country Network
  Kirkcaldy
Haymarket   ScotRail
Edinburgh to Aberdeen Line
  Kirkcaldy
North Queensferry   ScotRail
Fife Circle Line
  Dalgety Bay
ScotRail
Fife Circle Line
Rosyth
Edinburgh Waverley   Caledonian Sleeper
Highland Caledonian Sleeper
(Aberdeen)
  Kirkcaldy
Haymarket   Virgin Trains East Coast
Northern Lights
(London – Aberdeen)
  Kirkcaldy