Nineteen bids for New Stations Fund second round

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Nineteen bids were submitted to the New Stations Fund second round. Five railway stations were successfully awarded funding in late July, with 14 bids unsuccessful.

Successful bids

  • Horden Peterlee
  • Warrington West
  • Reading Green Park
  • Bow Street
  • Portway Parkway

Unsuccessful bids

  • Magor and Undy Walkway
  • Wixams
  • Rugby Parkway
  • Thanet Parkway
  • Maghull North
  • Marsh Barton
  • Willenhall
  • Cambridge South
  • Doncaster Sheffield Airport
  • Soham
  • Cardiff Parkway
  • Edginswell
  • Guildford West
  • A station bidded for by Crest Nicholson understood to possibly be Kilnwood Vale

Four of the bids to the second round of the New Stations Fund were also unsuccessful bids in the first round of the New Stations Fund. Three of the unsuccessful bids from the first round (Horden, Portway Parkway and Warrington West) were successful in the second round with the proposed railway statiom at Wixams being unsuccessful again.



    1. Hi Mark. Nothing with regards to a third round has been formally announced or confirmed. In a recent news article that I cannot recall, it was suggested that there would be no round 3 until at least 2020.


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