Starlink campaign gains online support

The St Andrews Citizen article on the online Fife Today site has so far attracted 62 Facebook ‘likes’ and has been retweeted 5 times. Thank you for the expressions of support so far, and it’s not too late for the rest of you to add your own comments, retweets or Facebook ‘likes’ at


http://www.fifetoday.co.uk/news/local-headlines/full-steam-ahead-for-rail-campaign-1-3663712

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Starlink to consult Alloa campaigners

As reported in the St Andrews Citizen the Starlink campaign is to hold discussions with the Alloa rail campaigners, who were successful in getting their branch line re-opened, with four times as many passengers as was predicted.

The article can be read at:


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Forthcoming attraction - reserve the date

The annual Starlink coffee-morning will take place on Saturday 28th February in St Andrews Town Hall between 10:00-11:30. Read More...

Supporters rally to rail cause

Following yesterday’s article in the Courier, Starlink supporters have responded to the nay-sayers on the newspaper’s website, pointing out that the distance from St Andrews to Leuchars Station is 5.5 miles and claiming that, because of the golf, university, tourism and commuters, the line would be well-used, Read More...

'Grassroots support' for rail link

The Starlink campaign continues to garner support, both from the general public in St Andrews and from transport experts, including the author David Henshaw in the latest edition of The Great Railway Conspiracy, who included St Andrews as one of only 2 Scottish candidates, the other being the under-construction Borders line, for reconnecting among his top re-opening prospects. Mr Henshaw says, ‘There's a consensus that St Andrews should never have left the rail network in 1969. The permanent population is not large, at around 17000, but it's a university town on the outer edge of Edinburgh commuter territory, and home to major golf tournaments, factors that add considerably to the case for reinstatement.’

Well said, sir.
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