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Channel Tunnel

Volume 175: debated on Wednesday 27 June 1990

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To ask the Prime Minister if, pursuant to her reply on 14 June, Official Report, column 464, concerning capital expenditure on road and rail facilities related to the channel tunnel, she will tabulate in the

£ million (1989 prices)
Trunk roads
Completing and widening (part of) M20 from M25 to Folkestone and upgrading A20 to Dover265
Upgrading M2/A2 route115
Upgrading A27/A259 south coast route330
Local authority roads in Kent75
British Rail investment
Intercapital passenger rolling stock350
Waterloo international terminal100
North Pole (west London) maintenance depot75
Initial order of freight locomotives and track electrification80
Infrastructure improvements for passenger services2210
Freight Infrastructure3145
Passenger rolling stock for services beyond London and related infrastructure improvements
Ashford international station4110–375
Night trains from London
Further freight locomotives and wagons
1 Already approved by Government.
2 Only £45 million of this subject to Government approval.
3 Government approval not required.
4 Detailed proposals not yet submitted.