- 11 Aug 2019
By way of further information, Levenmouth is the local administrative area (one of six across Fife) and the Levenmouth conurbation comprises a number of almost contiguous settlements (Leven, Methil, Methilhill, Buckhaven, Windygates, Kennoway) as well as the Wemyss villages and the Largo/Lundin Links area.“Levenmouth Rail Link to reopen” is the usual phrasing used by both campaigners and local government. Seems reasonable that this refers to reopening of a rail link to the conurbation of Levenmouth.
You could complain about anyone talking about reopening Levenmouth Station but I’ve never seen any reference to a "Levenmouth Station reopening” either in this thread or indeed anywhere else.
The two stations on the line being reopened will not be located at their previous sites when the line closed for passenger traffic in 1969. The only option for the Cameron Bridge site is about 3-400m from the old station (due to enhanced safety regulations related to the major distillery there) and the old Leven station is now built over (and in any case was about 400 metres along the line heading towards the East Neuk