Transport for London have reported that the Croxley rail link that will extend the Metropolitan line to Watford Junction requires an additional £50m to be completed.
Wycombe District Council are to fund a feasibility study into the reopening of the railway line between High Wycombe and Bourne End.
The government has offered £10m towards the development of a tram stop on the Nottingham tram system at Broadmarsh shopping centre.
Three groups have put £4,500 towards the initial feasibility study for a railway station serving Somerton and Langport.
The Chancellor has advised leaders at Dudley Council that Brexit will not affect the European funding allocated to the proposed Dudley light rail centre.
Guildford borough council has allocated £5m towards a new station in the Park Barn area of west Guildford.
The local MP has met the secretary of state for transport to ask for government funding for a regular rail service on the Exeter – Okehampton railway line.
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Network Rail will include the delivery of East Linton and Reston railway stations in their programme of works after the local councils responded to an offer from the Scottish Transport Minister. The stations coukd open by 2021.
John Laing Infrastructure are working with Network Rail to investigate the feasibility of building the railway station at Addenbrookes. If no major infrastructure works are required to develop the station, it has been suggested that it could be built without public money. It is understood that there are potential timetable implications to deliver this railway station.
The Aln Valley Railway has netted over £70k that will allow it to support an extension of 700 metres.
A consultation into the outline design for Thanet Parkway has opened. It will be located on the Ashford International to Ramsgate line, and just to the west of the village of Cliffsend. The station is designed to be unstaffed with two platforms and a variety of facilities, including ticket vending machines and passenger help and information points providing remote assistance.
The consultation runs until 19 March 2017. The consultation document also confirms that the council has submitted a bid to the New Stations Fund.
The council leader for Scottish Borders council is expecting progress within weeks on Reston railway station following the return of the councils contribution for the Borders Railway to Transport Scotland. If accepted, the council will save millions in interest.
More work is set to commence on the creation of a railway station at Brackla. Although the proposed railway station at Brackla is not funded, work on access to a proposed footbridge and car park has had to commence to ensure that the S106 contributions are spent.
Glasgow City Council Executive Board are set to debate a funding package on Thursday that could accelerate construction of the proposed railway station at Robroyston so that it opens in the next few years. The funding proposal will see the council offer £10m to complete the funding package for the railway station with it repaid by contributions from the developer building 1,600 houses on two development sites nearby.
Bristol City Council has submitted a bid to the second round of the New Stations Fund for £1.91m in November 2016. Total scheme cost is £2.63m. Network Rail will start work on the GRIP 3 report in January 2017. Construction is planned to start in 2018 with opening in May 2019.
A bid for £686,000 was submitted in round one of the New Station Fund. It was not successful.