Environs

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Location

The station is located between St Margarets Drive (east/west) to the north and Millwood Terrace/Millwood Street (east/west) to the south.

There's an extensive forecourt including a car park between each side of the station and the associated road, we'll call these the north and south forecourts. Note that Millwood Street continues west from Millwood Terrace, whilst Millhill Street leads south from this junction.

St Margarets Drive passes the station at a higher level. There's a subway from the north forecourt under St Margarets Drive, whilst the south side can be reached via ramp or steps from the forecourt.

Entrances and Exits

There are four entrances/exits to this station:

Local Road Crossings

There's a subway from the north forecourt under St Margarets Drive. We found no formal crossings of Millwood Street or Millwood Terrace.

Local Buses

On the South Side of St Margarets Drive

Bus Stop, Town Railway Station, 34324749 Fife Counci, is a few metres west of the top of the steps from the north forecourt, this serves:

On the North Side of St Margarets Drive

Bus Stop 34324753, Fife Council, a few metres east of the top of the steps from the subway serves:

On the North Side of Millwood Terrace

Bus Stop 34324732, Millhill Surgery, opposite the end of the subway, serving:

Local Features

North Side of Station Building, Going West

  taxi rank to right
windows
door, ACE Radio Taxis
canopy starts, with four pillars to right
windows
2 disabled persons parking bays to right
double blank door
phone box
information point
2 blank doors
rail juts out with push button for door at end
ramp up to door to ticket office
rail juts out
billboards
map of Dunfermline
entrance/exit road to car park, to right
building ends
walkway and cycle path continue west

The North Side of the North Forecourt

On the north side of the forecourt, opposite the station entrance is a subway under St Margarets Drive and a pavement which leads via steps (east)or ramp (west), to the south side of this road. There's a row of bollards between the car park/access road and the area before the pavement/subway.

Via the Steps

As you face (north) away from the station, on the far side of the forecourt, turn right (east). You go up 11 then 12 steps, going east. Turn left (north) and go up 12 steps, going north, onto the south side of St Margarets Drive. This is a busy dual carriageway with the subway as crossing. There's a bus stop, 34324749, just west of the top of these steps.

Via the Ramp

As you face (north) away from the station, turn left (west), continue to the top of the slope then turn right (180 degrees, east) and continue to the top of the slope. You're on the south side of St Margarets Drive with the bus stop in front of you. There's a hand rail along the right-hand side of each section of this ramp, as you go up.

Via the Subway

Continue (north), under St Margarets Drive. You can turn either left or right at the end of this path. Turning right (east) go up 13, 13 and 11 steps, going east onto the north side of St Margarets Drive. From here, you can turn left (north) up seven steps, onto a side street, beyond the scope of this survey. You pass a lamp post before reaching the bus stop, 34324753. Note, there's no pavement beyond (east of) this bus stop.

If you turn left, follow the path (west) then turn left (south). You go up ten wide-spaced steps, going south then turn left (east) and go up ten wide-spaced steps, going east, onto the north side of St Margarets Drive, just before the bus stop.

The South Forecourt

This is an extensive car park along the south side of the station. The subway is on the north side, whilst Bus Stop 34324732 is on the south, opposite the subway entrance.

The High Level Car Park

This is beside platform 1, extending over the subway, with an access road from the south forecourt. There are four disabled persons parking bays at platform level and further parking at a slightly lower level. From this lower level, you can leave (east) up the ramp, turn left (180 degrees, west) then go up the remainder of the ramp before turning right (north) onto the platform.

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