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Restoring Your Railway Fund

Question for Department for Transport

UIN 160563, tabled on 26 April 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what progress his Department has made on reviewing bids by local authorities for the Restoring Your Railways Fund.

Answered on

28 April 2022

The £500m Restoring Your Railway Fund is supporting over 45 schemes at different stages of development with funding and advice. The Department received a Strategic Outline Business Case for the Melton Mowbray to Nottingham proposal in August 2021. The Secretary of State for Transport and I are considering next steps for projects, including Melton Mowbray to Nottingham, with a decision on the next tranche to progress anticipated soon.