Fife Council Supported Bus Services from Monday 10th August 2020 

Fife Council currently provides subsidy, either in part or whole, for the following bus services in Mid Fife: 

B1,36, M4, 11, 12, 14A, 14, 108, L3, 13, 13A, 32, 32A, 33B, 37, 37A, 41B, 43A, 44A, 45, 49, 66, 66A, 67, 67A, 67B. 

Below is the list of services that each operator will run on our behalf in Mid Fife. 

Bay Travel  

B1 – Burntisland Town service  

CURRENT SITUATION 
Route:  

A – Railway StationForth Place, Harbour Place, High Street, Lothian Street, Kirkton Road, Church Street, Dollar RoadColinswell RoadBendameer RoadKilmundy Drive, Piper Crescent, Dollar Road, Cowdenbeath Road, Fleming Way, Orrock DriveAytoun Crescent, Cowdenbeath Road, Cromwell Road, Kinghorn Road, Links Place, Somerville Street, Kirkgate, High Street, Harbour PlaceForth Place, Railway Station. 

B – Railway Station, Forth Place, Harbour Place, High Street, Lothian Street, Kirkton RoadAberdour Road, Kirkcaldy Road, Greenmount Road North, Spence AvenueCotburn Crescent, Nicol DriveKirkbank Road, Greenmount Road South, Ramsay Cres, Duncanson Dr, Ramsay Cres, Greenmount Road South, Kinghorn Road, Links PlaceLammerlaws Road, Beacon Leisure Centre, Sommerville Street, Kirkgate, High Street, Harbour PlaceForth Place, Railway Station. 

C – Railway Station, Forth Place, Harbour Place, High Street, Lothian Street, West Broomhill Road, Melville Gardens, Shepherd Crescent, Haugh Road, Broomhill Avenue, Dick Crescent, Broomhill Ave, Cromwell Road, Manse Lane, Lonsdale Crescent, Broomhill Ave, Kirkton Road, Lothian Street, High Street, Links Place, Somerville Street, Kirkgate, High Street, Harbour PlaceForth Place, Railway Station. 

 Subsidised element: – Mon – Sat (0915 – 1715 hourly service) 

 

PROPOSAL 
Retain current route and current level of subsidyNew operator – Bay Travel. 

 

18 – Linking Kirkcaldy Bus Station  Victoria Hospital  Cameron Hospital extending to Leven 

PROPOSAL 
New service, Monday to Saturday from 7:00am until 7.00pm, to Cameron Hospital, due to the number of complaints / comments and requests from the members of the public, including concession pass holders regarding the bus company withdrawing the bus service in summer 2019.  Currently passengers from Kirkcaldy must interchange at Leven Bus Station. 

Route: Kirkcaldy Bus StationHunter Place, Hunter Street, WemyssfieldBennochy Road, Hendry Road, Wilson Avenue, Adamson Avenue, Wilson Avenue, Lauder Road, Victoria Hospital, Whyteman’s Brae, Dunnikier Way, Carberry Road, Carberry Place, Turning Circle, Carberry Place, Carberry Road, Dunnikier Way, Randolph Road, A915 Standing Stane Road, Cameron Hospital turning circle, Methilhill Main Street, Chemiss Road, Queens Square, Page Road, Kirke Park, Sycamore Avenue, Kirkland Walk, Methilhaven Road, Bawbee Bridge, Leven Bus Station. 

Subsidised element: Mon – Sat (0900 – 1845) operated by Bay Travel 

 18 – Linking Dunnikier Chalet Park with Victoria Hospital and Kirkcaldy Bus Station  

PROPOSAL 
New service between Dunnikier Chalet Park and Victoria Hospital, due to demand for service from public and Councillors.  Following the removal of Service X53 there is no bus service currently operating via the Chalet Park. 

Route:  Dunnikier Way, Whyteman’s Brae, Victoria Hospital, Lauder Road, Wilson Avenue, Hendry Road, Bennochy Road, Wemyssfield, Hunter Street, Hunter Place, Kirkcaldy Bus Station 

Subsidised element: Mon – Fri (0900 – 1430) operated by Bay Travel.  

 13 – Kirkcaldy Retail Park – Strathallan Drive – Bennochy Road – Melrose Crescent – Victoria Hospital – Ravenscraig – Dysart, High Street – West Wemyss  

CURRENT SITUATION 
Route: 

West Wemyss Post Office, Boreland Frances Row, Dysart Edington Place, Dysart Porte, Dysart Monastery, Pathhead Path House Surgery, Overton Mains, Hayfield Victoria Hospital, Melrose Crescent, LOW BRIDGEDunnikier Road, Mitchell Street, Street Brycedale Avenue, Wemyssfield, Kirkcaldy Bus Station, WemyssfieldAbbotshall Road, Whyte Melville Road, Ferrard Road, Massereene Road, Sauchenbush Road, Bennochy Road, Oriel Road, Dunbar Place, Strathallan Drive, Dunvegan Avenue, Oriel Road, Chapel Road, Broom Road, Chapel Fife Central Retail Park. 

 

Subsidised element: Mon – Sat (0645  1800 hourly) (1800 – 0000 2 hourlySun (1000 – 1800 hourly) (1800 2300) 2 hourly   

 

PROPOSAL 
Change to level of subsidy.  No change to operator – Bay Travel. 

 From August 2020 service 13/13A will be operated on a commercial basis Monday to Friday between 0800 and 1600.  Out with these hours Fife Council will continue to provide subsidy.   

Commercial element: Mon – Fri (0800 – 1600) hourly day time service.  

Subsidised element: Mon – Fri (0700 – 0800 (1600 – 1800 hourly) – (1800 – 0000 2 hourly)  

Saturday (0700 – 1800 hourly) (1800 – 0000 2 hourly) 

Sunday (1000 – 1800 hourly) (1800 – 2300 2 hourly)   

 108 – Sauchenbush – Templehall – Victoria Hospital – Kirkcaldy bus station  

CURRENT SITUATION 
Route: 

Abbotshall Road, Forth Avenue, Strathkinnes Road, Massereene Road, Bennochy Road, Dunearn Drive, Brodick Road, Glamis Road turning circle, Kilmun Road, Birnam Road shops, Tummel Drive, Blairmore Road, Birnam Road, Fair Isle Road, Templehall Avenue, Victoria Hospital, Dunnikier Road, Wilson Avenue, Hendry Road, Bennochy Road, Wemyssfield, Kirkcaldy Bus Station. 

 Subsidised element: – Mon – Fri 0520 journey.  There will also be an additional journey from Kirkcaldy bus station at 05:57am. 

 

PROPOSAL 
Retain current route and current level of subsidy.  New operator – Bay Travel. 

 14 – Dunnikeir Estate – Victoria Hospital – Kirkcaldy  

CURRENT SITUATION 
Route:  Barry Road, Duddingston Drive, Ralston Drive, Turnberry Drive, Rosemount Avenue, Barassie Drive, Dunnikeir Way, Whytemans Brae, Hayfield Road, Victoria hospital, Wilson Avenue, Hendry Road, Bennochy Road, Wemyssfield, Hunter Place, Kirkcaldy Bus Station.   

 Subsidised element: – Mon – Fri, 2 early morning journeys, rather than the previous one journey. 

 

PROPOSAL 
Retain current route and current level of subsidy.  No change to operator – Bay Travel. 

 33B – Kirkcaldy Bus Station – Cardenden – Cowdenbeath – Dunfermline  

CURRENT SITUATION 
Route: 

Kirkcaldy Bus Station, Victoria Hospital, Whyteman’s Brae, Dunnikier Way, Chapel Level, CardendenAuchterderran Main Street, Jamphlars Road, Lochgelly Auchterderran Road, Bank Street, Main Street, Lumphinnans Road, Lumphinnans Main Street, Cowdenbeath Perth Road, High Street, Stenhouse Street, Old Perth Road, Foulford Road, Leuchatsbeath Drive, Perth Road, Kelty Station Road, Main Street, Kelty opp Westcroft Way 

Subsidised element: – Mon – Sat (1945 – 2300 2 hourly) 

 

PROPOSAL 
Retain current route and current level of subsidy.  New operator – Bay Travel.   Will now be renamed service 18A.   

Stagecoach 

 36 – Glenrothes Hospital  

CURRENT SITUATION 
Route: Glenrothes bus station, Lodge Rise, Glenrothes hospital.  

 Subsidised element: – Mon – Sat (0800 – 1800, hourly service) 

  

PROPOSAL 
Retain current route and current level of subsidy.  No change to operator – Stagecoach. 

 11 – 12  14A – Kirkcaldy Town Services  

CURRENT SITUATION 
Route: 11 – Bus Station, Bennochy Road, Dunearn Drive, Brodick Road, Glamis Road TC, Ellon Road, Newliston Drive, Broom Drive, Retail Park, Chapel Level, Birnam Road, Dallas Drive, Brodick Road, Valley Gardens, Forth Park Drive, Bennochy Road, Bus Station. 

12 – Bus Station, Bennochy Road, Forth Park Drive, Valley Gardens, Brodick Road, Dallas Drive, Birnam Road, Retail Park, Chapel Level, Broom Road, Ellon Road, Newliston Drive, Glamis Road TC, Brodick Road, Dunearn Drive, Bennochy Road, Bus Station. 

14A – Bus Station, Hendry Road, Templehall Avenue, Fair Isle Road, Chapel Level, Dunnikier Estate, Turnberry Drive, Barry Road, Ralston Drive, Turnberry Drive, Chapel Level, Fair Isle Road, Templehall Avenue, Hendry Road, Bus Station. 

 Subsidised element: – Mon – Sat (1840 – 0030, hourly service); Sun (0815 – 0000, hourly service) 

  

PROPOSAL 
Retain current route and current level of subsidy.  No change to operator – Stagecoach. 

32 – Glenrothes – Kinglassie – Dundonald – Cardenden – Retail Park – Victoria Hospital – Brodick Road Shops – Kirkcaldy Bus Station  

CURRENT SITUATION 
Route: 

Glenrothes bus station, Church Street, Rother Road, Napier Road, South Parks Road, Golf Course Road, Kinglassie, Laurence Park, Sauchie Street, Main Street, Auchterderran, Main Street, Cardenden, Main Street, Station Road, Dundonald, Main Road, Dundonald Park, Main Road, Cardenden Road (Shops), Carden Avenue, Carden Castle Avenue, Carden Avenue, Cardenden Road, B981, Kirkcaldy, Chapel Level, Broom Road, Tummel Drive, Blairmore Road, Glamis Road, Brodick Road shops, Valley Gardens, Hendry Road, Hayfield Road, Victoria Hospital, Dunnikier Road, Prime Gilt Box Street, Kirkcaldy Meldrum Road, Hendry Road , Bennochy Road, Kirkcaldy Bus Station 

 Subsidised element: Mon – Fri (1630 – 0030 hourly) Sat (0730 – 0030 hourly) Sun (1000 – 0030 hourly)  

 

PROPOSAL 
Retain current route and current level of subsidy.  No change to operator – Stagecoach. 

 37 – Glenrothes Bus Station  Cadham  Pitcairn – Collydean  

CURRENT SITUATION 
Route 

37 – Glenrothes bus station, Church Street, Rothes Road, Leslie Road, WhinnyknoweBallingall Drive, Fortmonthills Road, Collydean Way, Magnus Drive, Rhynie Road, Torphins Avenue, Pitcairn Avenue, Huntsman Road, Kilmichael Road, Huntsman Road, Cadham Road, A92, Queensway, Church Street, Glenrothes Bus Station 

37A – Glenrothes bus station, Church Street, Queensway, A92, Cadham Road, Huntsman Road, Kilmichael Road, Hunstman Road, Pitcairn Avenue, Torphins Avenue, Rhynie Road, Magnus Drive, Collydean Way, Fortmonthills Road, Ballingall Drive, Whinnyknowe, Leslie Road, Rothes Road, Church Street, Glenrothes Bus Station 

 Commercial element: – Mon – Sat (0525 – 1845 ½ hourly day time service)  

Subsidised element: Mon – Sat (1900 – 2355 ½ hourly in each direction) Sun (1020 – 2320 ½ hourly in each direction) 

 

PROPOSAL 
Retain current route and current level of subsidy.  No change to operator – Stagecoach. 

 41B – Buckhaven, Shore Street, Ward Street, Methil, Den Walk, Leven, Victoria Road, Mountfleurie, Gilmour Avenue, Robertson Avenue, Turpie Road, Casan Turning Circle  

CURRENT SITUATION 
Route: LevenmouthKennoway, Buckhaven, Shore street, College Street, Den Walk, Ward Street, Methil, Sea Road, Den Walk, Leven Bus Station, Leven, Victoria Road, Letham Glen, Casan / Mountfleurie, Mackie Avenue, Robertson Road, Turpie Road (Aldi). 

 Subsidised element: Mon – Sat (0525 – 1845 hourly day time service) 

 

PROPOSAL 
Retain current route and current level of subsidy.  No change to operator – Moffat & Williamson. 

 43A, 44A, 45 – Leven Bus Station  Methilhill  Kennoway  Markinch  Glenrothes Bus Station  Tanshall  Coaltown of Balgonie  

CURRENT SITUATION 
Route: 43A – Leven Bus Station, Riverside Road, Glenlyon Road, Leven Road, Kennoway Shopping Centre, Kennoway Road, Windygates, Milton Road, A911, Markinch, Rail Station, High Street, Balbirnie Street, B9130, A92, Glenrothes, Queensway, Bus Station, Church Street, Rothes Road, Caskieberran Drive, Caskieberran Road, Tanshall. 

44A – Leven Bus Station, Methilhaven Road, Kirkland Walk, Methil Brae, Methilhaven Road, Sea Road, Methilhill, Main Street, A915, A955, Milton of Balgonie, Markinch, Rail Station, High Street, Balbirnie Street, B9130, A92, Glenrothes, Queensway, Bus Station. 

45 –  Glenrothes Bus Station, Church Street, Woodside Road, Woodside Way, Bighty Avenue, Carleton Avenue, Carseggie Crescent, Woodside Way, Newark Road South, Blackwood Road, Coaltown of Balgonie, Markinch, Rail Station, Selkirk Street, Betson Street, High Street, Rail Station. 

 Commercial element: 43/44 – Mon – Sat (0630 – 1900 hourly day time service) 

 Subsidised element: 43A/44A Mon – Sat (1900 – 0020 hourlySun (0900 – 0020) 

45  Mon -Sat (0900 – 2345 hourly) Sun (0900 – 2345 hourly) 

 

 

PROPOSAL 
Retain current route and current level of subsidy.  No change to operator – Stagecoach. 

 49 – MountfleurieCasan, Leven Bus Station, Wellesley Road, Buckhaven, College Street, Methil Toll Bar, Methilhill, Queens Square, Cameron Hospital, WindygatesKennoway Shops, BonnybankDenhead. 

CURRENT SITUATION 
Route: 

Mountfleurie, Aldi, Windygates Road, Graham Avenue, Leven, Graham Crescent, , Mountfleurie, Addison Crescent, Montrave Crescent, Leven, Gilmour Avenue, Leven, Aithernie Road, Leven, Mackie Avenue, Broom, Sillerhole Road, Broom, Holly Road, Silver TassieSillerhole Road, ScoonieLetham Glen, Haughgate Avenue, Leven, Maitland Street, Health Centre, Victoria Road, Leven Bus Station, Aberhill Tower Bar, Buckhaven College Street, Den Walk, Sandwell Street, Methilhaven Road, Laburnum Road, Kirkland Walk, Methilhill Kirke Park, Main Street, Cameron Hospital, Windygates, Leven Road, Kennoway Road, Kennoway shopping centre, Bonnybank turning circle, Denhead turning circle, Myreside Avenue Castle Terrace, Kennoway shopping centre return of inward route to Leven Bus Station- Mountfleurie Windygates Road, Aldi. 

 Subsidised element: Mon – Sat (1800 – 0000 hourly) Sun (0830 – 230hourly) 

 

PROPOSAL 
Retain current route and current level of subsidy.  No change to operator – Stagecoach 

 Moffat & Williamson  

66, 66A 67, 67A, 67B – Glenrothes – Tofthill – Kingskettle Circular – Falkland – Auchtermuchty – Dunshalt  

CURRENT SITUATION 
Route: 66 (Mon-Fri) – Burnside, Gateside Perth Road, Strathmiglo High Street, Auchtermuchty Low Road, Dunshalt Main Street, Falkland New Road, Freuchie opp primary school, Glenrothes bus station 

66A (Sat) – Perth bus station, Perth Scott Street Stop X Bridge of Earn Side Street, Kintillo Road Paradise Avenue, BurnsideGateside Perth Road, Strathmiglo High Street, Auchtermuchty Low Road, Dunshalt Main Street, Falkland New Road, Freuchie opp primary school, Cadham opp Shopping Centre, Glenrothes bus station. 

67A/B (Mon – Fri) – Glenrothes bus station, Markinch Commercial Street, Glenrothes Tofthill Drive, Kingskettle primary school, Kettlebridge Cupar Road, Glenrothes opp Tofthill Drive, Markinch Commercial Street, Glenrothes bus station. 

67 (Sat) – Glenrothes bus station, Kingskettle primary school, KettlebridgeCupar Road, Glenrothes bus station. 

 

Subsidised element: Mon – Sat (0650 – 1850 2 hourly) 

 

PROPOSAL 
Retain current route and current level of subsidy.  New operator – Moffat & Williamson.   

 M4 – Glenrothes bus station – Markinch Rail Station – Star of Markinch  

CURRENT SITUATION 
Route:   Collydean CoopCollydean Piper Drive, Pitcairn Avenue, Kilmichael Road BalfargStreet Columbas Church, Glenrothes bus station, Woodside, Woodside Inn, Coaltown of Balgonie Main StreetMarkinch rail station, Markinch Commercial Street, Star primary schoolKennoway shopping centreLeven bus station 

 

Subisdised element: – Mon – Sat (0730– 1830, hourly service)  

  

PROPOSAL 
Change to level of subsidy.  No change of operator – Moffat & Williamson. 

From August 2020 this service will be operated on a commercial basisTimetable with school gaps to be confirmed. 

 M3 – New service linking Methil Energy ParkArilie Medical Centre with Leven Bus Station  

PROPOSAL 
New service to Methil Energy Park operating Monday to Friday from 9:00am until 2.30pm.  This was added due to the volume of passenger requests and complaints that there isn’t a service available at present.  This is in keeping with the Plan 4 Fife allowing people to get to and from work and to Medical appointments at Airlie Medical Centre.  

Route: Methil Energy Park, Medical Centre, Leven Bus Station, Back Road, Aitken Street, Sainsburys, Glen Lyon Road, Mountfluerie, Aldi, Kennoway: Kenway Place, Wellshot Crescent, Kenway Shops, Denhead, Langside Road, Hill Street. 

 Subsidised element: Mon – Fri (0900 – 1430) operated by Moffat & Williamson.   

 

M6 – linking Glenrothes Industrial Estates with Glenrothes Bus Station including direct links with Levenmouth  

PROPOSAL 
New service Monday to Friday between the hours of 6.00am – 8.00am and between 16.30 and 18.30pm as identified by Passenger surveys and to improve employability. The service introduces new links with Glenrothes Bus Station to Glenrothes Industrial Estates at peak work start and finish times, to allow people to commute to work.   

Route:  Church Street, Rothes Road, Pitteuchar Drive, Beauford Road, Viewfield, Golf Course Road, Whitehill Road, Whitecraigs Road, Whitehill Road, Golf Course Road, Crompton Road, Naysmith Road, Cavendish Way, Crompton Road, Rutherford Road, Faraday Road, Whitworth Road, B921, Foxton Drive, Blackwood Road, Newark Road South, Woodside Way, Woodside Road, Church Street 

Subsidised element: Mon – Fri (0600 – 0800 & 1630 – 1830) operated by Moffat & Williamson.  

Bus Service Changes out with the Mid Fife tender commencing Monday 10th August 

Bay Travel 

17B  Minor timetable alterations to late afternoon journeys 

88A –  0706 journey from Crombie to Inverkeithing withdrawn 

Moffat & Williamson 

M4 – Minor timetable changes  

5 – Minor timetables changes 

Stagecoach 

Service 7   Timetable changes in the morning and afternoon 

Service 9 – Timetable changes in the morning and afternoon 

Service 14 – 1600 Journey withdrawn 

 Service 43 – Timetable changes on early afternoon journeys.  

 Service 33 – 33B journeys removed Mon – Sat  

 Service X271905 Kirkcaldy – Dunfermline added Mon – Sat to replace the 33B journey  

Service X37 – Timetable changes