St Andrews marooned by myopic vandalism

The letter continues ‘A prime example is St Andrews, a most important tourist destination, left marooned 6 miles from the East Coast Main Line by BR's indiscriminate cull of branch lines. Fobbing off the only Scottish university town bereft of a station with renaming the existing bus service a 'virtual branch line' is an insult which will do very little if anything to stem the ever-increasing onslaught of car-borne visitors, commuters and students which pours into the town.’