Levenmouth rail link to reopen in £70m project [BBC News]





Date: 08/08/2019

The reopened Levenmouth link will eventually connect Leven to the Fife Circle. A disused rail line in Fife is to be reopened after being closed for decades. Detailed designs are to be drawn up for the Levenmouth link, which will connect Leven to the Fife Circle. It is estimated the project, which also includes improved bus services, cycle and walking facilities, will cost about £70m. Transport Secretary Michael Matheson said he hoped the line would be operational within five years. The line will also feature stops at Leven and Cameron Bridge.


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Disused Fife rail line to be reopened
Levenmouth Link

BBC News

The reopened Levenmouth link will eventually connect Leven to the Fife Circle.

Green light for £70m reopening of mothballed Fife railway

Scotsman

A railway line which closed 50 years ago, is to be reopened in a £70 million project which willreconnect33,000 people to the railnetwork in Fife.

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