Newsletter April 2015

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  1. The Department for Transport has announced a £60 million fund to transform rail stations: rail operators and councils have until the end of May to submit bids.
  2. The Government has announced a major upgrade to the 86 mile rail line connecting Peterborough with Lincoln and Doncaster, allowing two freight trains per hour to be diverted from the East Coast mainline.
  3. more than 300 local authorities and community groups across England will receive new minibuses from a Department for Transport £25 million fund – announced 26 March 2015. A list of successful applications is available
  4. Total Transport Pilot Fund – winning bids announced 27 March 2015 – £7.6 million available
  5. The Office for Low Emission Vehicles has announced a £30 million Low Emission Bus Scheme to operate between April 2016 and March 2019 – open to all operators and local authorities in England and Wales. Guidance is available at

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