This tunnel is south west of Kinghorn station and 265 yards long. (Or 242 yards, sources vary.)
The tunnel has reverse curves and a speed restriction.
West of the tunnel was the connection for the siding to Pettycur Harbour.
| Pettycur Salt Works|
Kinghorn Candle Works
Seafield Ground Frame
Burntisland East Junction
Tyrie Bleach Works
Burntisland Control Bunker
|Location names in dark blue are on the same original line.|
It is said the Kinghorn Tunnel bores from either end did not meet in the middle, thus the reverse curves.
A Regional History of the Railways of Great Britain: The North of Scotland v. 15 (Regional railway history series)
Burntisland: Fife's Railway Port (Locomotion papers)
Fife's Last Days of Steam
Fife's Lost Railways
Railways of Fife
The Railways of Fife