Citizen covers lack of Leuchars rail/bus connection

The plight of passengers stranded at Leuchars Railway Station late at night was featured in this week’s St Andrews Citizen. Read More...

Stranded passengers demonstrate need for railway

Stranded passengers from a late-running train at Leuchars Station illustrated just why the current bus so-called ‘connection’ is inadequate to serve St Andrews.

The Courier today reports that when the last train from Edinburgh Waverley on Saturday night arrived at at a deserted Leuchars Railway Station 15 minutes late, the last bus had gone, leaving passengers with no obvious way of travelling the 5.67 miles to St Andrews.
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Tayside rail vision

At the weekend a national campaigning group presented its vision for rail on both sides of the Firth of Tay, including new lines from Perth to Laurencekirk via Forfar, Perth to Crieff and Comrie and from the East Coast Main Line to St Andrews. Read More...

Car drivers won't use buses, says study

A report by law firm Protecting.co.uk recently covered in the St Andrews Citizen illustrates the reluctance of motorists to use buses, with 97% claiming that they wouldn’t even consider catching a bus. Read More...

Business editor says case 'indisputable'

In a piece entitled ‘Economic case for return of rail’ illustrated appropriately enough by an LNER poster for St Andrews, the business editor of The Courier describes the case for restoring rail to the town as ‘indisputable’. Read More...