HC Deb 24 March 1983 vol 39 c466W
Mr. Adley

asked the Secretary of State for Transport what funding is available to local authorities or passenger transport authorities wishing to finance, or part-finance, the development of railway schemes within their local authority area.

Mr Eyre

The sources of funding are:

  1. (a)the authorities' own resources, which are supplemented by
  2. (b)rate support grant and
  3. (c)in England and Wales, transport supplementary grant

In addition, authorities may apply for grants from the European regional development fund to finance specific schemes.