Leven link progress

ANN GLEN reports on progress with the restoration of the five-mile branch in East Fife

First mile: this stretch, which has been cabled, troughed and signalled, comes from a single lead access at Thornton North Junction and is viewed from a crossing point at Dumbiedikes.
PHOTOS BY ANN GLEN

The Levenmouth project involves the reopening of five miles of tracks in East Fife not far from the Firth of Forth. Although focused on the town of Leven, where the terminus will be, the railway will weave its way through the diffuse communities of Buckhaven, Methil, Windygates and others to connect with the Fife Circle route at Thornton North Junction.

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