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The line through Kinghorn is the main Edinburgh to Dundee line. Kinghorn itself is a picturesque, quiet village around a small bay with a beach.
Railway type and traffic
Longer distance services towards Dundee, Perth, Aberdeen and Inverness are usually class 158 and 170 units, with Voyagers and East Coast HSTs on the Anglo-Scottish trains.
There are freight trains on the line, mainly coal trains to Longannet Power Station, which take a circuitous route through Fife. These will be rerouted if the line from Kincardine is reopened.
Kinghorn station is relatively quiet and is high up over the bay so the footbridge gives excellent views across the Firth.
After crossing north over the Forth Road Bridge, take the second exit and head east on the A921 towards Dalgety Bay. This road passes through Kinghorn.Click here to set up your location for directions to this location Kinghorn Station map co-ordinates
You can park your car in the village.
Kinghorn station has a regular service from Edinburgh, trains stopping approximately every 30 minutes.Click here to set up your location for directions to this location
There are small shops in the village.
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Kinghorn Station general view map
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The light here would be best for trains heading towards Edinburgh later in the afternoon. The view west is obscured by the tunnel at the end of the Platforms.
General views - All photographs © Mark Bearton unless otherwise stated
Fig 1 - Looking east
Fig 2 - Looking east
Fig 3 - Looking west
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