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£50m 'alternative' funding boost

A £50 million boost in funding for integrated local transport schemes to provide an alternative to the car has been announced by Transport Minister Dr John Reid.

About £135 million will be provided to local authorities, 60% more than last year, with bus priority networks and other integrated transport schemes in London, £25 million for rural areas, a trolleybus network for Merseyside and an extension to the Sunderland Metro.

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