Campaigners from across the UK have welcomed the announcement of government funding to support the restoration of railway station and lines. The government has committed £500m towards work that will restore railway lines across the country. Further information about the restoring your railway fund can be found here.
Minsters Railway Line connecting Beverley and York via Market Weighton, Pocklington, Stamford Bridge enabling connections to Hull and York.
Hull Daily Mail raised further opportunities including Hull to Withernsea, Hornsea and Barnsley
Yorkshire Post summarised schemes across the region including Ripon, Wetherby, Skipton-Colne, Skipton-Ilkley, Otley, York-Beverley, Scarborough-Whitby and Richmond
Sudbury Mercury has summarised schemes across East Anglia
A councillor has proposed reopening Forncett railway station on the Norwich-Ipswich railway line
Shropshire Star has highlighted a number of opportunities across the West Midlands
BBC covered a few proposals in Wales including Aberystwyth to Carmarthen and the Swansea District line
Campaigners seeking restoration of the Waterside line are planning to discuss a bid.