Rural Transport Fund Voucher Scheme Opens


A Rural Transport Fund Voucher Scheme is available for  travel costs for rural community groups and organisations.

The Department for Regional Development has announced the next round of the Rural Transport Fund Voucher Scheme in your area i snow open.

This scheme is aimed at constituted, non-profit making rural community groups and organisations wishing to transport 17 or more passengers. The scheme provides a £100 voucher towards the cost of a specified trip for successful applicants using a Transport Operator from our approved list.dn_screen

Application packs are available from 1 November 2013 for those eligible groups who are planning on travelling during January, February and March 2014.

There is a limit to the number of vouchers available in each area. To assist those community organisations that help or support the most vulnerable in society there is a selection process.

To receive an application pack please contact NI Direct on 0300 200 7819 or e-mail

with your name, group name and full address.

Requests for postal packs must be made by Tuesday 26 November 2013 and requests for email packs must be made by noon Friday 29 November 2013, completed applications must be returned by Friday 29 November 2013.