The Department for Transport has invited MPs, local authorities and community groups across England and Wales to propose how they could use funding to reinstate axed local services and restore closed stations.
Funding is available for 3 purposes.
Offers support to proposals to reinstate axed local services, which should be sponsored by MPs working with local authorities and community groups.
The £500 million fund will also help accelerate the development of closed lines and stations which are already in the process of being considered for restoration.
Proposals for new and restored stations
The New Stations Fund supports both the development of new stations and restoration of old station sites.