May 25, 2024

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Travel advice issued for The 150th Open Championship at St. Andrews

Travel advice issued for The 150th Open Championship at St. Andrews

Golfing admirers travelling to St. Andrews for the 150th Open Championship are remaining recommended that there may be complications in travelling to the occasion by rail.

ScotRail now has a momentary timetable in procedure.

In the course of the 7 days of The Open up from Sunday, 10th to Sunday, 17th July there will be a pretty confined quantity of trains to and from Leuchars, which is the nearest station to St. Andrews. On the Championship days from Thursday, 14th to Sunday, 17th July, trains will run roughly just about every 60 minutes in between Edinburgh, Dundee, and Aberdeen, and Leuchars.

Room on board trains will be quite restricted, and there will be no rail-substitute transport offered. Followers should, hence, system ahead, verify their entire journey, and know what option modes of transport are accessible.
A neighborhood bus network, operated by Stagecoach, backlinks St Andrews to Dundee, Cupar, Glenrothes, and the villages all around the East Neuk of Fife, as well as an express bus provider connecting to Glasgow and Edinburgh. Additional facts on bus companies can be discovered through Stagecoach at and Moffat and Williamson kingdom/

For admirers travelling to The Open by road, added Park and Ride facilities will be offered. The AA are delivering instructions to the Park & Journey web-sites by Variable Messaging Indicators and black and yellow function indicators provided by the AA. Park and Experience tickets are readily available on The Open web page.

ScotRail will have extra personnel to assist consumers and is reminding all people that the carrying and use of liquor is prohibited on ScotRail trains and in ScotRail stations.

Phil Campbell, ScotRail Head of Consumer Functions, stated:

“We’re undertaking certainly every little thing we can to assistance travel to the historic 150th Open up at the fantastic Outdated Training course at St Andrews, on the other hand, we urge followers to plan in advance and think about what choice transportation is out there.
“Regrettably, our momentary timetable will nonetheless be in position during the Championship, which suggests there will be a incredibly minimal selection of trains to and from Leuchars – the closest station to the program.

“Space on board these trains are limited, so I’d urge fans to consider option modes of transport as there will be noticeably long queues at stations and we may not be able to get you to the program.

“We have worked carefully with key companions, such as the R&A, Fife Council, and Transport Scotland, and will go on to play our element in the course of this major event.”