Rural Transport Scheme applications invited now

THE Department for Regional Development has announce the next round of the Rural Transport Fund Voucher Scheme.

The scheme is aimed at constituted rural community groups and organisations wishing to transport 17 or more passengers. It provides a £100 voucher towards the cost of a specified trip for successful applicants.

Supported by the Rural Transport Fund the Voucher Scheme works in partnership with private transport operators.

Application packs are now available for those non-profit making community groups who are planning on travelling during July, August and September 2013 and the closing date to return the completed applications is May 31.

There is a limit to the number of vouchers available in each area.

To receive an application pack please contact 028 905 40620 or e-mail