New Stations Fund round 2 stations announced

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Five proposed railway stations in England and Wales are set to open by May 2020 following the announcement of the successful bids to round 2 of the New Stations Fund. £16m of government funding will unlock projects expected to cost over £50m.

The successful bids announced today are:

  • Horden Peterlee in County Durham which will receive £4.4 million of DfT funding towards a scheme worth £10.55 million
  • Warrington West in Cheshire, which will receive £4.23 million towards a total project cost of £17.2 million
  • Reading Green Park which will receive £2.3 million towards a total project cost of £16.5 million
  • Bow Street in Ceredigion, Wales which will receive £3.945 million towards a total project cost of £6.76 million
  • Portway Parkway near Bristol which will receive £1.672 million towards a total project cost of £2.23 million

It is understood that 18 bids were made to round 2 of the New Stations Fund.

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