Trans-European Network Transport Programme

Transport written question – answered on 12th January 2010.

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Photo of Norman Baker Norman Baker Shadow Secretary of State for Transport

To ask the Minister of State, Department for Transport for which (a) rail and (b) road projects his Department has bid for funds under the Trans-European Network Transport programme in each year since 1997; and how much was (i) requested and (ii) allocated in each case.

Photo of Sadiq Khan Sadiq Khan Minister of State (Department for Transport)

holding answer 11 January 2010

The following tables list the projects submitted for funding from the Trans-European Network Transport (TEN-T) programme:

Rail p rojects
€ million
Title Requested Allocated
1997 Modernisation of the West Coast main line, between London and Scotland n/a 1.6
1997 Channel Tunnel Rail Link n/a 24
1997 Feasibility study and associated design work for the modernisation of the West Coast main line n/a 7
1998 Channel Tunnel Rail Link 16.6 25
1998 West Coast main line 6.9 10
1998 Manchester airport interchange 11.2 0.5
1998 Luton airport-railway station-airport people mover 0.4 0.6
1999 Channel Tunnel Rail Link 35 29.5
1999 West coast main line-studies 15 13
1999 Manchester airport ground transport Interchange-phase 2 3.8 0.8
1999 London Luton airport surface access (people mover)-phase 2 0.7 0.714
1999 Birmingham airport people mover and multi-modal interchange 1.39 1.39
2000 Channel Tunnel Rail Link 40 30
2000 West Coast main line 20 16
2000 Manchester airport ground transport interchange 0.59 0.50
2001 Cross London routes study 1.2 1
2001 Feasibility study for trans-Pennine and North Wales-improved links to Manchester airport 5.0 1.5
2001 Stanstead airport-improved rail link study 3.0 0
2001 Manchester airport ground interchange 5.7 0
2001 Birmingham airport people mover and interchange 1 0
2001 East Coast main line freight (study) 1 0
2001 East Coast main line passenger study 5 0
2001 East Coast main line passenger project 5 0
2001 High speed line study 1.2 0
2002 Feasibility study for Southampton to West Coast main line (Liverpool and Manchester) gauge and capacity enhancement works for rail freight 2.5 1
2003 Southampton to WCML rail freight upgrade (study) 1 1
2003 Manchester airport ground interchange phase 3a 1.07 1.07
2003 Reconstruction of Bleach Green to Whitehead section of TENs route rail project 2.15 2.15
2004 Reading station 1.14 1
2005 Edinburgh airport rail link study 3.56 2
2005 Rail freight capacity and gauge improvement Haven Ports to South Yorkshire terminals 1.82 0
2006 Glasgow airport rail link study 3.3 1.7
2006 Edinburgh airport rail link study 3.95 0
2006 Heathrow airtrack study 1.37 0
2006 Eurotunnel-ERTMS-GSM-R study (joint bid with France) 6.63 0
2006 SMART (Solent-Midlands advancement of rail transport for freight) 8.5 0
2007 Manchester airport 3rd rail platform 2.07 1.64
2008 Ballymena-Derry: track life extension 1.58 1.58
2008 Forth replacement crossing 6.6 0
2009 Felixstowe-Nuneaton route work 14.9 9.2
2009 Birmingham New Street Gateway-improving access and capacity 2.45 0
2009 Reading station area redevelopment-for the period 2009-2010 17.39 0
2009 West Coast stations 7.46 0
2009 Manchester hub study 0.65 0
2009 Edinburgh Glasgow improvements programme (EGIP) 3.98 0
2009 Forth replacement crossing, Scotland, United Kingdom 9.3 0
2009 Reading station concourse and interchange design and planning application 0.87 0
n/a = Not available.
Rail projects (multi-annual work programme ), b udget period 2000-2006
€ million
Title Requested Allocated
Channel Tunnel Rail Link 210 103
West Coast main line 120 53
Kings Cross/St. Pancras interchange 25 21
Felixstowe to Nuneaton upgrade 33.7 5
Road projects
€ million
Title Requested Allocated
1997 A75 Stranraer to Gretna Trunk Road n/a 1.3
1997 English Studies on the Ireland-UK-Benelux Road Link: M6/M11 capacity studies; bridge strength assessment study; English A14 strategy study n/a 1.7
1998 Cardiff International Airport Road: Phase B (1998-99) studies 1.3 1.3
2000 Ireland-UK-Benelux Road Link 0.52 0.50
2000 A303 Stonehenge improvement 6.2 0
2001 A303 Stonehenge improvement 1.5 0
2001 A8 Belfast to Larne Road 1.7 0
2001 Trans-Pennine upgrade study (freight) 5 1.5
2005 A1/N1 Newry to Dundalk Works 6.95 5
2006 A5117 Deeside Park Junction improvement works 6.1 4
2009 A14 Corridor Traffic Management Scheme 17.7 11.7
2009 A8 Belfast to Larne (Coleman's Corner to Ballyrickard Road) 2.17 2.17
2009 A6 Randalstown to Londonderry (Londonderry to Dungiven) 3.03 1.32
2009 A5 Western Transport Corridor (WTC) study 10 0
n/a = Not available.
Road projects (multi-annual work programme), budget periods 2000-2006 and 2007-2013
€ million
Title Requested Allocated
A1 Loughbrickland to Beech Hill Works 2.42 1.5
A120 Stanstead to Braintree road upgrading 15.8 15.8
Package for improvements and upgrade of road infrastructure on sections of A14, M6 and A1. 283.72 80.71

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