Guidance

Grant funding to transport freight by rail and water

Guidance, application forms and awards of rail and water funding made under the sustainable distribution fund.

Documents

Mode Shift Revenue Support and Waterborne Freight Grant awards since December 2014

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Water Freight Grant application form

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Intermodal application form

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Bulk and Waterways application form

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Details

The:

  • guidance
  • application forms
  • list of awards

for the Mode Shift Revenue Support and Waterborne Freight Grant schemes.

These environmentally beneficial schemes supplement business costs when moving freight by:

  • rail
  • water

costs more than transporting freight by road.

Published 22 July 2013
Last updated 1 August 2018 + show all updates
  1. June 2018 awards announced.
  2. May 2018 awards released.
  3. Closing application dates for June 2018, May, August and December 2019 added.
  4. Grant funding for August and December 2017.
  5. Grant funding for May 2017 released.
  6. January 2017 grant funding to transport freight by rail and water.
  7. December 2016 grant funding to transport freight by rail and water.
  8. Grant funding provided to support the transportation of freight by rail and water release along with guidance for future funding.
  9. Details of grant funding provided to support the transportation of freight by rail and water in June 2016.
  10. Details of grant funding provided to support the transportation of freight by rail and water in March 2016.
  11. Details of grant funding provided to support the transportation of freight by rail and water in January 2016.
  12. 'Supplementary guidance for Mode Shift Revenue Support and Waterborne Freight Grant Schemes, February 2016' published.
  13. September 2015 bid round outcome.
  14. Latest supplementary guidance for January 2016 published, alongside a link to a letter seeking views on 2 proposed administrative changes to the Mode Shift Revenue Support Scheme.
  15. Details of grant funding provided to support the transportation of freight by rail and water in June 2015.
  16. Added grant funding from the Sustainable Distribution Fund following the January 2015 bid round.
  17. December 2014 grant funding list to support the transportation of freight by rail and water released.
  18. Added supplementary guidance for the Mode Shift Revenue Support and Waterborne Freight Grant Schemes, December 2014.
  19. Added 'Grant funding to support the transportation of freight by rail and water, October 2014'
  20. Added Supplementary Guidance for the Mode Shift Revenue Support (MSRS) and Waterborne Freight Grant (WFG) schemes, October 2014.
  21. Added 'Grant funding to support the transportation of freight by rail and water, June 2014'
  22. Added 'Grant funding to support the transportation of freight by rail and water, January 2014'
  23. September 2013 grant funding to transport freight by rail and water information released.
  24. Supplementary guidance Mode Shift Revenue Support (MSRS) and Waterborne Freight Grant (WFG) schemes bid round dates, June 2013 added.
  25. First published.
  26. Grant funding to support the transportation of freight by rail and water, June 2013 added.
  27. February 2013 bid round awards added.
  28. Summary of the awards made during December 2012.