Beeching Reversal Fund - what happens next and what lines in Devon could be restored?

Devon County Council has already put forward the Bere Alston to Tavistock line as their submission for the fund, as well as reiterating the desire for regular weekday services between Okehampton and Exeter.

A decision on which railway lines could receive funding towards feasibility studies of routes that could be restored could be made within two months.

A £500m fund was launched by the Government at the end of January to help fund feasibility studies of routes lost under the...
source: Devon Live

2020-02-21 20:11
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