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Location Map ( geo)
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From:  Dunfermline (NT084874)
To:  Cairneyhill (NT039862)
Distance:  3 miles (4.8 km)
Meets:  A907, A985, B9037
Former Number(s):  B911
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Route outline (key)
A994 Dunfermline – Cairneyhill

The A994 heads south-west from Dunfermline to the A985 and so the Kincardine Bridge.



The exact start point of the A994 in Dunfermline is somewhat uncertain. Most maps show that the A907 has been re-routed to meet the A994 at the William Street crossroads. However, neither the signage nor Fife Council's roads lists have been fully updated to reflect this, which begs the question as to whether the A907 has actually been re-routed or not. The difference is only about 400m along Pittencrief Street, so for now the A994 seems to start at the traffic-light-controlled junction of Pittencrieff Street, William Street (the aforementioned A907) and the unclassified Coal Road. After passing between some blocks of flats, the town is very quickly left behind and the route kinks to run south west through fields.

The road cuts through the hill in a shallow walled cutting known as the “Urquhart Cut”, then sweeps round to head west again past Urquhart Farm. After a couple of fields, it enters the village of Crossford on Main Street, and runs straight through the centre. A golf course fills most of the space between Crossford and the next village of Cairneyhill where, after being Cairneyhill Road past the golf club, the A994 once more becomes Main Street. Cairneyhill is a slightly larger village, or at least there is more of it along the roadside, and a larger number of businesses are passed. At the western end of the village, a single field survives on either side of the A994 before it terminates on the A985 at the Cairneyhill Roundabout.


The A994 was formerly part of the B911. The portion of that road to the west of Cairneyhill was upgraded c.1930 as the A985 and the remainder was redesignated as the A994 later in the 1930s. The A994 has since been truncated at both ends, and while the eastern end is perhaps debatable, at the western end the route formerly extended across the site of the roundabout to meet the A985 at the fork by the railway bridge. This is now the route of the B9037 into Torryburn, with the old A985 part of the cycle route.

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