Coffee-morning and news of feasibility study

The consultant has almost completed the route optimisation for the new line. In addition, a passenger forecast and timetable are being worked up, with the assistance of the St Andrews tourism data for the past 12 months. This is the first time in many years that information pertaining to St Andrews as opposed to the whole of Fife has been collected.

Recent reports have predicted that golf tourism is likely to expand considerably over the next few years, leading the way out of the recession:

A rail connection to St Andrews would greatly assist in this economic recovery, particularly if the cost of fuel makes motoring a less attractive option.