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General Location
Leuchars Station is situated on the southwestern edge of the village on the A919.

Staffing Hours
Monday to Saturday    0620 – 2145
Sunday            1010 – 2215

Waiting Room
The ticket office is situated within the heated waiting room and is only open during the above times. In the waiting room there is train and bus timetable information. The ticket office is fitted with an induction loop for deaf and hard of hearing people.

There are 2 car parks for the station with approximately 300 spaces, both car parks are adjacent to the ramped access bridge.  There are 13 designated spaces for Blue European Parking Badge Holders near the entrance to the car park.  There is a £1 charge per 24 hour period for using these car parks.  Up to 7 days can be purchased via the Pay & Display Machine.  Up to 30 days can be purchased via RingGo (cashless parking).

Drop-off / Pick-up points
Passengers can be dropped off or picked up within the station car park.

Buses / Bus Stops
The bus turning circle is 10 metres from the ramped bridge. A covered walkway leads from the ramped bridge to the bus shelter. The bus stop has dropped kerb access from the car park, shelter facilities, timetable information and an electronic departure screen.
Bus timetable information is also displayed in the station waiting room.

A ‘St Andrews Railbus’ ticket is available providing a through ticket for journeys to St Andrews. Buses to St Andrews are very frequent.

Taxi Ranks
There is a taxi rank adjacent to the ramped bridge.

A public telephone is situated on the station platform opposite the ramped bridge. This phone takes cards only

There is also a Freephone unit, to contact various local businesses and taxi operators, situated on the station platform.

Leuchars has an island platform - a single platform between the tracks - which serves trains in both directions.  Platform width = 4.9m minimum.

Access to the island platform is via a ramped bridge (5° incline).  Alternatively, there are 28 steps up from the access road and 26 steps down to the platform.

The platform is lit, has sheltered seating, timetable information, CCTV and a Help Point if you require assistance (see page 50 for more details).

There is a ticket machine located on Platform 1.

All trains serving this station carry on-board ramps for wheelchair users.

The Ladies and Gents toilets are free of charge and are situated in the waiting room.

The Disabled and Baby Changing facilities are free of charge and are situated on Platform 2.  To use the Disabled and Baby Changing facilities, a key must be obtained from the ticket office staff.  The toilets are open only during staffing hours.

Rail Enquiries
Electronic information screens are available on both platforms as well as in the heated waiting room and at the Help Point.

Timetable information is available on both platforms and in the waiting room.

Cycle Facilities
There are 8 lockers located in the car park and a rack for 6 bikes beside the taxi rank. There is also a rack for 5 bikes located on the platform opposite the ramped bridge.  Users must provide their own padlock (lockers) or bike lock (racks).

There are CCTV cameras throughout the station building, on both platforms and in the car park.

Other Information
Alight here for the Fife Coastal Path and National Cycle Network.

There is a small kiosk situated on Platform 1 selling filled rolls and refreshments.