Queues 'emphasise' need for rail link

After roadworks at Guardbridge caused Stagecoach to cancel bus services, a St Andrews councillor claimed that the problems reinforce the case for a railway to St Andrews, as reported in the St Andrews Citizens/Fife Herald. Read More...

Railway would greatly mitigate effect of major road works

A St Andrews councillor has pointed out that severe traffic disruption on the main road to St Andrews would have been considerably less had there been a rail link to the town. Read More...

'Miles from anywhere without even a railway station'

The University of St Andrews is now second only to Cambridge according to The Guardian University Guide 2020; however this acclaim did not come without a remark upon its lack of connectivity, being described as,

‘ … miles from anywhere without even a railway station …’
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St Andrews Sustainable Transport study - Residents questionnaire

The St Andrews Sustainable Transport study received coverage in both The Courier and the St Andrews Citizen/Fife Herald regarding the Residents Questionnaire component. Read More...

Citizen correspondence ping-pong

The St Andrews Citizen letters column has been the site of a verbal jousting match about the railway, apparently involving 3 people but there were actually only two. Now read on … Read More...

'Railway could be part of solving car-parking problem'

In an examination of possible solutions to the vexed question of car-parking in St Andrews, an article in the St Andrews Citizen & Fife Herald mentions a railway as a possible part of the solution. Read More...

LibDem support for Fife rail enhancements - EFM

The Scottish Liberal Democrats decision to support new railways, including St Andrews and Levenmouth, was reported in the East Fife Mail. Read More...

Double double coverage

Both the Fife Herald and St Andrews Citizen featured not one but two articles pertaining to a St Andrews railway - with photos. Read More...

Scottish LibDems back St Andrews railway

The Scottish Liberal Democrats this weekend agreed to back the re-opening of railway lines and stations in Scotland, including St Andrews. Read More...

Citizen covers Campaign for Better Transport's endorsement of St Andrews campaign

The St Andrews Citizen and Fife Herald reported on the Campaign for Better Transport’s support for building a new railway line to St Andrews. Read More...

Student paper reports on funding refusal

The student newspaper The Saint reported the lamentable failure of the North East Fife Area Committee to approve a £7000 grant to StARLink, at the instigation of 2 St Andrews councillors. Read More...

National campaign endorses St Andrews Railway

The Campaign for Better Transport has included a new line to St Andrews as one of only 3 Scottish projects, out of a total of 33, amongst its recommended rail expansion proposals. Read More...

Citizen coverage of NE Fife Committee vote

The St Andrews Citizen reported on the failure of the funding application but contrary to its assertion there is no question of the study being postponed. Read More...

StARLink AGM

The StARLink Annual General Meeting will take place on Saturday 23rd February in St Andrews. Read More...

Kingdom FM coverage of funding refusal

Radio station Kingdom FM has covered the fall-out from last week’s refusal to grant StARLink the remaining £7K to enable the Scottish Government funded appraisal to be carried out. Read More...

Funding denied by Fife Council

St Andrews councillors on the North East Fife Area Committee of Fife Council led the refusal of a request for £7,000 to ensure that the full £40,000 from the Scottish Government can be drawn down for the appraisal. Read More...

Citizen coverage of commemoration

This week’s St Andrews Citizen covers the 50th anniversary of the closure. Read More...

'St Andrews in Focus' looks at railway

The bimonthly magazine St Andrews in Focus included an article about the former St Andrews railway line and looks forward to a new one. Read More...

Report in Courier of 50th anniversary

The Courier reported yesterday’s commemoration, complete with photograph showing the campaigners at the old station site. Read More...

Press previews of 50th anniversary

The Courier and the St Andrews Citizen both published a preview of the 50th anniversary celebrations. Read More...

Kingdom FM coverage of 50th anniversary

Supporters for a new St Andrews Railway assembled this morning at the site of the old station, to mark the 50th anniversary of the last train’s arrival on 4th January 1969. Kingdom FM covered the occasion. Read More...