Kinghorn named best kept station [BBC News]





Date: 18/05/2015

Kinghorn train station has been named the best in the country by Keep Scotland Beautiful. The Fife station has been transformed after being 'adopted' by two local artists who tend the gardens and run an art gallery in the station buildings. BBC Scotland transport correspondent David Miller took a trip on the Fife Circle to find out more.


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Kinghorn train station

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Kinghorn train station has been named the best in the country by Keep Scotland Beautiful.

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Looking across the platforms at Kinghorn station in September 2012 - see news item.
Location: Kinghorn
Company: Edinburgh and Northern Railway
09/09/2012 John Yellowlees
A view over Kinghorn Station - looking north in May 2005.
Location: Kinghorn
Company: Edinburgh and Northern Railway
23/05/2005 John Furnevel
158735 runs into Kinghorn station on 15 April with a service to Glenrothes.
Location: Kinghorn
Company: Edinburgh and Northern Railway
15/04/2010 John Steven


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