Restoring Your Railway Fund - Round 3

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12 Apr 2012
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The DfT have published the list of applications for Round 3 or the Restoring Your Railway Fund (link). The proposals are:

  1. Mablethorpe
  2. Reconnecting Ruddington
  3. Reinstatement of the line between Bedford and Northampton
  4. Firsby - Louth
  5. Peaks and Dales Line
  6. Cosby to Lutterworth
  7. Reinstatement of Maldon to Witham Line
  8. To reinstate the King’s Lynn to Hunstanton Railway
  9. To re-open the Wymondham-Dereham line
  10. Welland Valley Rail (Kettering-Peterborough-Wisbech)
  11. Re-opening Sawston Station
  12. Re-opening Harston station
  13. Haverhill
  14. Gilsland Station
  15. Newcastle - Berwick-upon-Tweed
  16. Belford Station
  17. The Bishop Line and the Weardale Railway
  18. Reinstatement of Bensham Curve
  19. Reinstatement of Nexus Metro Expansion – Cobalt Business Park Line
  20. Reinstatement of Leamside line (Local Services)
  21. Kenyon Junction Station
  22. Pendle
  23. Ledsham Station
  24. East Didsbury to Stockport
  25. Ashton to Stockport Line
  26. The Middlewich Line
  27. Reconnect Rawtenstall and Manchester
  28. Lakes Line
  29. Reinstating Carlisle to Silloth railway
  30. Reintroduce Burscough Curves
  31. Reinstatement of Penrith to Keswick line
  32. To re-open Midge Hall Station
  33. Lewes - Uckfield & Tumbridge Wells - Eridge / Ashurst
  34. Hayling Branch Line
  35. Building a better-connected West Oxfordshire - a transformational project for the wider Oxford economic region
  36. Grove Station
  37. Ludgershall Link
  38. Lynton - Barnstaple Railway
  39. Carn Brea Station
  40. Barnstaple Branch Line "Taw Link"
  41. Stonehouse Bristol Road
  42. Marazion Railway Station
  43. Tavistock Okehampton
  44. Bude Okehampton
  45. Saltford Station (Bath & North Somerset)
  46. Sharpness Branch Line
  47. Re-instate the Helston Railway Link connecting Helston to the main South West rail line
  48. Wilton Junction Station
  49. To reinstate the Radstock railway
  50. To reinstate the Ashburton and Buckfastleigh Junction Railway
  51. Shepton Mallet to Somerset
  52. Pilning Station Enhancements
  53. Corsham Station
  54. Gravity Site - Bristol to Exeter Mainline Railway
  55. New train service to Bishops Lydeard on the West Somerset Railway.
  56. Extension of the Riviera Line
  57. New station south of Gloucester
  58. Fowey to Lostwithiel
  59. Reopening Brent Station
  60. Tavistock to Plymouth Rail Reinstatement
  61. Bangor - Afonwen Railway
  62. To restore services on the Anglesey Central Railway between Gaerwen and Amlwch
  63. Castle Bromwich - Fort Parkway
  64. Newcastle-under-Lyme
  65. Telford Central
  66. Oswestry - Gobowen Line
  67. Etruria Station
  68. Tettenhall area station
  69. Coventry area stations study
  70. The Stourbridge Dasher - Stourbridge - Brierley
  71. Lichfield - Burton on Trent / Derby
  72. Galley Common/Stockingford Station (Nuneaton to Birmingham)
  73. Sutton Park Line
  74. Reinstatement of the Stoke-Leek line
  75. Reinstatement of rail sidings at the former Ironbridge Power Station
  76. South Yorkshire Joint Railway
  77. Harrowgate-Ripon-Northallerton
  78. East Ardsley Station
  79. Upper Wensleydale Railway
  80. Boulby Branch Line/Saltburn Line
  81. Askern Line
  82. Reinstatement of the North Midland Line between Barnsley to Wakefield via Royston
  83. Don Valley Line
  84. Beverley to York Line
  85. Sheaf Valley New Stations and Station Improvements
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7 Jan 2009
So many proposals there though that have been done to death & will never see the light of day unfortunately. Is there an election on the horizon per chance?
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