£170M funding for England

The UK government has launched four bid-for funds of £170million for bus projects across England in a first stage of delivering the £220million and national bus strategy promised before the December general election.

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£70million will be for high frequency, lowfare ‘superbus’ networks supported by bus lanes and other priorities. £50million will allow one town or small city to convert its entire network to electric vehicles.

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