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Written by Mark Bearton - 03 Jan 2005
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Location notes
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.
Road directions
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.

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Kinghorn Station map co-ordinates
You can park your car in the village.
Public transport
Kinghorn station has a regular service from Edinburgh, trains stopping approximately every 30 minutes.

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There are small shops in the village.
Sun Compass
Sun Compass using Suncalc by brought to you by Vladimir Agafonkin:
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Kinghorn Station

Googly map
Streetmap links
Kinghorn Station general view map
Kinghorn Station close up map

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Kinghorn Station

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Photographic notes
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 1 - Looking east

Fig 2 - Looking east

Fig 2 - Looking east

Fig 3 - Looking west

Fig 3 - Looking west

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