Bus Services

Transport written question – answered on 27th March 2014.

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Photo of Mary Creagh Mary Creagh Shadow Secretary of State for Transport

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport pursuant to the answer of 20 March 2014, Official Report, column 692W, on rural bus services, to which projects the £300 million funding for major bus projects has been allocated; and how much has been allocated to each.

Photo of Stephen Hammond Stephen Hammond The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Transport

The following table sets out the schemes in the Department's Local Authority Major Scheme Programme which are entirely bus based or which include elements related to bus improvements.

£ million
Scheme name and status Local authority Total cost DFT contribution
Mansfield Public Transport Interchange Nottinghamshire 8.8 7.2
Rochdale Interchange Rochdale 11.5 7.0
Weston Package Phase 1 N. Somerset 13.4 9.3
Fully Approved/Under Construction      
Portsmouth Tipner Interchange Portsmouth 28.2 19.5
Access York Phase 1 City of York 22.7 15.3
Loughborough Town Centre Imp Leicestershire 19.7 14.8
Ipswich Transport Fit for 21st Century Suffolk 21.6 18.3
Worcester Integrated Transport Worcestershire 19.7 14.2
Bath Transportation Package Bath & NE Somerset 26.9 11.0
Manchester Cross City Bus Manchester 43.2 32.5
S Yorkshire Bus Rapid Transit North S Yorkshire 28.2 15.8
Pennine Reach (Blackburn) Blackburn w Darwen 39.8 31.9
Programme Entry/Support Confirmed      
Bristol BRT Ashton Vale to Temple Meads Bristol Bristol 46.7 34.5
South Bristol Link N. Somerset 42.6 27.6
Bristol BRT North Fringe to Hengrove S. Gloucestershire 92.9 51.1
Hucknall Town Centre Imp Nottinghamshire 12.3 8.5
Elmbridge Transport Gloucestershire 18.7 14.1

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