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Regular news: Issue 575 15 Jul 2011

Lake District scoops £5m DfT cash to cut visitor car dependency

Rural Transport

Andrew Forster

A programme to cut car use among visitors to the Lake District has secured £4.9m from the DfT’s Local Sustainable Transport Fund (LSTF).

The funding will support a range of projects including more bus services; bike-buses; smartcard ticketing; better cycle routes; and cycle and car hire.

Other funding partners are contributing £2m towards the £7m overall cost of the initiative that focuses on the central and southern part of the Lake District. The project is being led...

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12 Aug 2011

Reopen the Keswick-Cockermouth railway!