Markinch railway station

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Markinch
Location
Place Markinch
Local authority Fife
Coordinates 56°12′02″N 3°07′51″W / 56.2005°N 3.1308°W / 56.2005; -3.1308Coordinates: 56°12′02″N 3°07′51″W / 56.2005°N 3.1308°W / 56.2005; -3.1308
Grid reference NO299015
Operations
Station code MNC
Managed by First ScotRail
Number of platforms 2
Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections
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Annual rail passenger usage*
2004/05  0.160 million
2005/06 Increase 0.170 million
2006/07 Increase 0.190 million
2007/08 Increase 0.214 million
2008/09 Increase 0.245 million
2009/10 Increase 0.252 million
2010/11 Decrease 0.234 million
2011/12 Increase 0.249 million
2012/13 Increase 0.260 million
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* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Markinch from Office of Rail Regulation statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
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Markinch railway station is a railway station in Markinch, Fife, Scotland and currently serves the Glenrothes and Levenmouth areas of Fife.

The station is managed by First ScotRail and is located on the main Edinburgh to Aberdeen Line, 54 km (33¼ miles) north of Edinburgh Waverley. The station was recently rebuilt to include a new building and park and ride facilities and is now the main station for passengers travelling to Glenrothes, Leven, Buckhaven, Methil and the East of Fife. There are up to ten buses an hour connecting the station with Glenrothes and four to the Levenmouth area. A cycle route has also been completed along the former Leslie Railway into Glenrothes.

Services[edit]

Most First ScotRail services from Edinburgh to Dundee and Perth, and some services to Inverness and Aberdeen call at Markinch. There is one direct service from Glasgow Queen Street each weekday evening.

Arriva Crosscountry trains from Dundee/Aberdeen to Devon and Cornwall stop at Markinch thrice each Monday-Saturday morning, and twice on services from the South (including Edinburgh).

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Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Kirkcaldy   First ScotRail
Edinburgh to Aberdeen Line
  Ladybank
Kirkcaldy   First ScotRail
Fife Circle Line
  Terminus
Kirkcaldy   CrossCountry
Cross Country Network
  Ladybank