Department For Transport
The Department for Transport has invited MPs, local authorities and community groups across England and Wales to propose how they could use funding to reinstate axed local services and restore closed stations.
There funding is available for 3 purposes.
Offers support to proposals to reinstate axed local services, which should be sponsored by MPs working with local authorities and community groups.
The 500 million fund will also help accelerate the development of closed lines and stations which are already in the process of being considered for restoration.
A new round of the New Stations Fund, supporting both the development of new stations and restoration of old station sites.
Guidance updated and expanded.
Invitation requirement altered so that proposals are required to come from MP's working with local authorities and communities, rather than local authorities and communities themselves.