£32m transport infrastructure boost for Wales

Grants of more than £32 million have been announced by Economy and Transport Minister, Ken Skates, to improve transport links across Wales.

The Local Transport Fund of £28.8 million will assist 52 schemes across 21 local authorities while the Local Transport Network Fund of £4.1 million will support 14 schemes across 12 local authorities.

The grants include over £20 million to improve integrated public transport including £3.6 million to kick-start the construction of a new bus interchange in Merthyr Tydfil.

In north Wales, £3.6 million will go towards improving public transport and active travel on the B5129/A548 through Flintshire to Deeside Industrial Park, while more than £3 million will benefit local authorities across mid and south west Wales to enhance public transport corridors and interchange.



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