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Emergency support for light rail inadequate – city regions

Light Rail

Andrew Forster
15 May 2020
Nottingham: £309,000 a week
Nottingham: £309,000 a week
 

The government has announced allocations of a £30m Covid-19 emergency support fund for light rail and metro systems in England outside London. But two of recipients said the funding was not enough to cover the lost income arising from plummeting passenger numbers. 

The funding is to support he cost of providing services on  the five systems for 12 weeks, backdated to mid-March.

Weekly allocations are: 

£970,000 for Metrolink in Greater...

+84% more

 

 
 
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