Environs

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Location

The station is immediately north of the point where South Road (east/west) crosses the tracks. There's a car park along the west side of the station, between the tracks and Station Road (north/south), which joins South Road at the west end of the bridge.

Entrances and Exits

There are four entrances/exits to this station:

The Main Entrance

From the pavement, you can go up a single step, going east, or the ramp up north then east, through automatic doors into the ticket office. The sales window with induction loop is to your right, continue (east) through automatic doors onto platform 2, northbound.

From the Car Park

There's level access, to the north of the station building, directly onto platform 2, northbound.

From South Road to Each Platform

As you go east along South Road, you pass the gap to the steps to platform 2, railings and a stone post before you reach this entrance. turn left (north).

From here, you can continue forward to the steps to platform 1 southbound, move right (east) then forward for the ramp to platform 1, or turn left (west) for the steps to platform 2, northbound.

The Steps to Platform 1, Southbound

You cross tactile paving then go down 14 steps, going north. Turn left (west) then go down 15 steps, going west and cross tactile paving onto the platform. These steps, which have a hand rail to each side, are divided by a central rail.

The Ramp to Platform 1, Southbound

Continue (north) down the first slope, turn right (east) then left (north) and continue down the second slope. The ramp now hairpins down the hillside. You turn left (180 degrees, south), right (180 degrees, north), left (180 degrees, south) then right (180 degrees, north). At the bottom of this slope, you turn left (west) and continue onto the platform. There's a hand rail to each side of this ramp.

The Steps to Platform 2, Northbound

Turn left (west), there are railings between this path and the pavement, continue down nine steps, going west, turn right (north) and go down 15 steps, going north onto the platform. There's a hand rail on the right-hand (east) side of these steps and no tactile paving at the top or bottom.

Stairs Access to Platform 2, Northbound

From the west end of the bridge, you can go down five steps, going north, turn right (east) then go down two steps, going east. Turn left (north) and go down the 15 steps, mentioned above, onto platform 2.

Local Road Crossings

Station Road

There's a crossing a few metres south of the vehicle entrance. As you go south, you pass a post against the wall before you reach the crossing.

This is a wide, single-stage crossing which includes a central island. There's tactile paving throughout plus a sounder. The post, with push button and rotating cone is to your right, against the wall, as you cross in either direction.

Local Buses

On the East Side of Station Road

The bus stop, Cupar Railway Station, with shelter is a few metres north of the vehicle entrance. This stop serves:

On the West Side of Station Road

The bus stop, with shelter is a few metres north of the supermarket entrance, serving:

On the Island Outside the Main Entrance

The bus stop on the north side of the island serves bus no. 68 to Cupar.

Local Features

The Car Park

The car park along the west side of the station includes a general parking area to the north and a service island to the south of the access road which leads east from Station Road.

There's an island in the middle of the southern section which includes a vehicle pick-up/drop-off area and a bus stop on the north side and disabled persons parking bays on the south. There are zebra crossings between Station Road (just east of the road crossing) and the island and another between the island and the pavement outside the station building, a few metres north of the main entrance.

The pavement outside the station building continues north past the entrance to platform 2. From here, you can turn left (west), cross the entrance to the general parking area and continue onto the pavement just north of the vehicle entrance.

Outside the Station Building, Going South

  bike lockers against fence
gap to platform 2
CCTV Post
start of building
fence on left
bollards along kerb edge
dip in pavement, zebra crossing to island leads west, two planters in arches in the building on left
end of dip
wall juts out
step up east towards ticket office
ramp up north to ticket office
blank door
bike rack
wall at end

The East Side of Station Road, Going North from South Road

  down slope, railings on left, fence on right
pavement curves right (north)
tactile paving indicates crossing of Station Road, gap towards main entrance to right
vehicle entrance, tactile paving each side
fence on right
bus stop with shelter, Cupar Railway Station

West Side of Station Road, Going North from the Crossing

  tactile paving indicates crossing of Station Road
housing
entrance to supermarket, tactile paving each side
fence on left
bus stop with shelter

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