HC Deb 26 February 2002 vol 380 c1185W
Mr. Moss

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions what transport multi-modal studies are (a) completed, (b) in progress and

Multi-modal study and location Reported
Access to Hastings Reported December 2000. Decision announced in July 2001
Cambridge to Huntingdon (A14) Reported 20 August 2001. Decision announced in December 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

The following multi-modal studies are currently in progress:

Multi-modal study and location Recommendations/report to RPB
West midlands to north west (M6) January 2002—recommendations to RPB. Final report due
March 2002
Hull (east/west) corridor (A63 and A1033 to port of Hull) End April 2002
London to south west and south Wales (A303, M4) May 2002
A1 (north of Newcastle) May 2002
Tyneside area (A1/A19) May 2002
South and west Yorkshire motorway box (M1 J30 to A1 west Yorkshire/Ml8/M62 and A1(M) June 2002
A453 (M1 to J24 (Nottingham) April 2002
North/south movements in the east midlands (M1 junctions 21 to 30) March 2002
South coast (Southampton to Folkestone coastal corridor)—(M27, A27 and A259) Spring/summer 2002
Thames valley (London to Reading—M4) Summer/autumn 2002
M60 junction 12-18 (west to north Manchester) Summer 2002
ORBIT—Transport Solutions Around London (M25) Autumn 2002
London to Ipswich (A 12) July 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

The final two multi-modal studies have yet to commence. Dates have yet to be confirmed although we would expect these to report by end of 2003/early 2004: Multi-modal study and location

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