HC Deb 20 March 1990 vol 169 c535W
Sir Trevor Skeet

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport if he will publish the most recent figures available about the number of vehicles using the A428 in Bedford and destined(a) to pass through the town for destinations elsewhere and (b) to move within the town itself; and if he will publish similar figures for the A6.

Mr. Atkins

The one-way traffic flows in autumn 1989 were of the order shown in the following table:

Vehicles per day
Trunk road Through Bedford (all exits) With destination in Bedford
A6: from north 2,600 7,600
from south 2,200 5,900
A428: from east 4,500 5,500
from west 2,200 3,100