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General Location

Dunfermline Queen Margaret Station is situated just off Whitefield Road, less than 10 minutes walk from Queen Margaret Hospital.        

Staffing Hours

Dunfermline Queen Margaret Station is unstaffed.

Waiting Room

There is no waiting room but sheltered seating is available on both platforms. The Platform 1 shelter is heated.


The station car park is free, with space for 93 cars and is situated adjacent to the Kirkcaldy-bound platform (Platform 2).  There are also 4 designated spaces for Blue European Parking Badge Holders adjacent to this platform.

Drop-off / Pick-up points

Passengers can be dropped off or picked up in the car park adjacent to the Kirkcaldy-bound platform (Platform 2).

Buses / Bus Stops

Bus service information is displayed within the car park near the ramped access to the platforms and also on Platform 1.  The bus stop adjacent to the station, on Whitefield Road, is 60 metres from the car park.

The bus stop opposite the station, on Whitefield Road, is 65 metres from the station via a pedestrian crossing.  

Both stops have dropped kerb access from the station, shelter facilities and timetable information.

PlusBus tickets are available for this station.

Taxi Ranks

There is a designated taxi rank in the car park adjacent to Platform 2.


There is a public telephone located on Platform 2 within the shelter. The phone accepts cards only. The nearest coin telephone is located at Queen Margaret Hospital.


The Kirkcaldy-bound platform (Platform 2) is directly accessible from the car park  via a short ramp (3° incline) or 9 steps.  

Platform width = 2.6m minimum.

The Edinburgh-bound platform (Platform 1) is accessible from Whitefield Road via a stepped path (5° incline) with 34 steps.

Platform width = 2.3m minimum.

Crossing between platforms is via the ramped bridge (3° incline). Alternatively, there are 21 steps up from Platform 2 and 32 steps down to Platform 1.  Both platforms have tactile edges, are lit, have sheltered seating, timetable information and CCTV.   There are Help Points if you require assistance (see page 50 for more details).

There is a ticket machine located in the shelter on Platform 1.

All trains serving this station carry on-board ramps to assist with boarding/alighting.


There are no toilets at this station. The nearest toilets are at Queen Margaret Hospital.

Rail Enquiries

Electronic information screens are available on both platforms.  Timetable information is available on both platforms, in the car park or by using the Help Points.

Cycle Facilities

There are 10 lockers situated in the car park adjacent to Platform 2.  Users must provide their own padlock.


There are CCTV cameras throughout the station car park and for both platforms.

Other Information

To reach Queen Margaret Hospital, take the path, leading from the car park, down to Whitefield Road.  Follow the road up the hill and cross at the hospital entrance.  Walking time is less than 10 minutes.