HC Deb 25 June 2002 vol 387 cc766-7W
Mr. Don Foster

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport which multi-modal studies(a) have reported, (b) are in progress and (c) are planned; and what the

Multi-modal study and location Reported
Access to Hastings Reported December 2000
Cambridge to Huntingdon (A14) Reported August 2001
South East Manchester (Stockport, Manchester Airport Link West, Poynton) Reported September 2001
West Midlands Area (M5/M6 and M42 between M40 and M6) Reported October 2001
West Midlands to North West (M6) Reported May 2002
London to South West and South Wales (A303, M4) Reported May 2002
A1 (North of Newcastle) Tranche 2 Reported May 2002
North/South Movements in the East Midlands (M1 Junctions 21 to 30) Reported May 2002

(b) The multi-modal studies that are currently in progress and their expected reporting dates are as follows:

Multi-modal study Expected report date
A453 (M1 Junction 24 to Nottingham) June 2002
Hull (East/West) Corridor (A63 and A1033 to Port of Hull) July 2002
Tyneside Area (A1/A19) August 2002
London to Ipswich (A12) August 2002
South and West Yorkshire Motorway Box (M1 J30 to A1 West Yorkshire/M18/M62 and A1(M) August 2002
South Coast (Southampton to Folkestone Coastal Corridor)—(M27, A27 and A259) August 2002
ORBIT—Transport Solutions Around London (M25) October 2002
Thames Valley (London to Reading—M4) November/December 2002
M60 Junction 12–18 (West to North Manchester) December 2002
London to South Midlands (A1, M1, M11, A5 and A421) December 2002
Norwich to Peterborough (A47) February 2003
West Midlands to East Midlands (A42/M42 to M6 Corridor and M69 and A38) April 2003

(c) The final two multi-modal studies that are planned but have yet to commence are as follows.

These studies are expected to report in 2004.

Multi-modal study and location

  • A52 (Clifton Bridge to Bingham, Nottinghamshire).
  • A34 (North from Southampton).

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