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Written by Peter Kellett - 23 Feb 2004
last update by Robert Clarke - 22 May 2005
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Location notes
Just north of the Forth estuary about 10 miles north of Edinburgh.
Railway type and traffic
DB Schenker coal and balancing empties, ScotRail Fife Circle, Edinburgh to Inverness/Aberdeen/Dundee, Virgin South to Aberdeen/Dundee, East Coast to Aberdeen services all cross the Forth Bridge.
Link to Real Time Trains
RTT Link Jamestown Viaduct, Inverkeithing - South east [2]
This link should be close to the location, but may not be the actual location so please check the page. This link will take you to what is happening 'around now'. Dates and times can be changed at the top of the page.
Rural. Although the close proximity to the very busy A90 dual carriageway means there is a lot of road noise. There is also a sewage works near by and this can, mostly when the wind is coming from the west, result in some unpleasant smells.
Road directions
From the Forth Road Bridge
Take the first exit after crossing into Fife, sign posted North Queensferry and Rosyth, take the third exit at the roundabout sign posted for Inverkeithing and enter the Bus Park and Ride at the second roundabout that you will immediately encounter. Drive to the furthest places available from the entrance to park your car. Climb the steep embankment to gain the best vantage point.

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Jamestown Viaduct, Inverkeithing - South east [2] map co-ordinates
See the road directions.
Public transport
There is a frequent bus service from Inverkeithing to the Bus Park and Ride.

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Public toilets in the waiting room of the bus park and ride station. No other amenities near by, but Inverkeithing boasts pubs, shops and take away facilities.
Queensferry Lodge Hotel
Sun Compass
Sun Compass using Suncalc by brought to you by Vladimir Agafonkin:
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Jamestown Viaduct, Inverkeithing - South east [2]

Googly map
Streetmap links
Jamestown Viaduct, Inverkeithing - South east [2] general view map
Jamestown Viaduct, Inverkeithing - South east [2] close up map

Windows Local Live Link - image quality may vary
Jamestown Viaduct, Inverkeithing - South east [2]

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Photographic notes
Best in the afternoon when the sun has come round to the west.

A new Multi storey car park has been built at Ferrytoll Park and Ride, and thus, some angles and views may be obstructed.

General views - All photographs © Peter Kellett unless otherwise stated
Fig 1 - Looking south east

Fig 1 - Looking south east

Fig 2 - Looking south east

Fig 2 - Looking south east

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