'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 …’

The complete article by Richard Adams can be found at:


And while Principal Sally Mapstone urges people not to ‘overdo the remoteness,’ she does admit that,

‘You have to make an effort to get here.’

The article does not mention the so-called ‘virtual branch line’ otherwise known as the bus service.