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General Location
Cupar Station is situated on the south side of the town centre at the junction of South Bridge and Station Road. Local shops are close by in Crossgate and Bonnygate.        

Staffing Hours
Monday to Friday    0645 to 2030
Saturday        0810 to 1500
Sunday            1130 to 1700

Waiting Room
There are heated waiting rooms situated on both platforms and both are open during the above times.  In the waiting rooms, there is timetable information for both platforms. The ticket office is fitted with an induction loop for deaf and hard of hearing people. There is an electronic information screen located within the waiting room on Platform 2.

The station car park has 116 spaces. The car park is situated immediately adjacent to the station's main entrance.

There are 7 designated spaces for Blue European Parking Badge Holders near the entrance door.  

This car park is a 'Pay and Display' car park.  Charges are as follows: -

Daily             £1.00
Weekly            £4.00
No Buses or HGVs

There are 2 ticket machines located in the car park. Tickets can also be purchased from the ticket office. Weekly tickets can only be purchased from the ticket office.

Drop-off / Pick-up points
Passengers can be dropped off or picked up immediately adjacent to the main entrance within the car park.

Buses / Bus Stops
There is a bus stop located opposite the main entrance to the station building within the station car park. This stop is served only by the Cupar town service. The bus stop has a shelter and timetable information.

There are bus stops on Station Road, 50 and 60 metres from the main entrance respectively.  Both bus stops have timetable information, shelters and have dropped kerb access close by. There is also a pedestrian crossing on Station Road. 

There are also stops approximately 40 metres away from the main station entrance on South Road, near Tesco. 

The main bus stops for the town are in Crossgate, which is less than 10 minutes walk from the station. To reach Crossgate, turn left from the station car park, cross the road into South Bridge then turn right into Crossgate.

Taxi Ranks
There are no designated taxi ranks although taxis often wait within the station car park.  The nearest taxi rank is on Castlehill (adjacent to the Corn Exchange), off St Catherine Street.

The nearest public telephone is located on Platform 2. This is a cards only phone.  There is a coin telephone located on South Road.  

Platform 1 can be accessed from South Road via 36 steps. Platform width = 4.6m minimum.

Crossing between platforms is done via 25 steps from Platform 1, over the bridge then down 30 steps onto Platform 2.

Platform 2 (Dundee-bound) is accessed either through the ticket office (during staffing hours) or round the left hand side of the building from the car park. It can also be accessed via 30 steps from South Road. Platform width = 5m minimum.

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.

The Ladies, Gents and Disabled toilets are free of charge and are situated on Platform 2.  These toilets are only open during staffing hours.

Rail Enquiries
Electronic information screens are available on both platforms, at the bus shelter in the car park and in the heated waiting room.

Timetable information is available on both platforms and in the waiting rooms. There are Help Points on both platforms. (See page 50 for more details).

Cycle Facilities
There is a rack for 4 bikes located at the front of the station building and 8 lockers located at the side of the station building. Users must provide their own bike lock (rack) or padlock (lockers).

There are CCTV cameras on both platforms and in the car park.
Other Information
A ramp, providing access to platform 1 from South Road, is expected to be built by the end of 2011.