Results tagged “Silvertown Tunnel”

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Calls have been made for drivers in the west of the capital to help pay for future crossings in the east, through a pan-London toll.

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Approval could be sought for the Silvertown Tunnel next year, according to Transport for London's latest consultation on the project.

Released to the public on Wednesday, the document focuses on designs for the crossing, planned for next to the Blackwall Tunnel and running between Greenwich and Newham.

Video: TfL shows design for Silvertown Tunnel

By Rob Virtue on October 14, 2014 11:20 AM |

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Transport for London has launched its penultimate consultation on the Silvertown Tunnel, linking Greenwich Peninsula and the Royal Docks. And its produced a video detailing the plans.

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Proposals to toll the Blackwall Tunnel and the planned Silvertown crossing will be the focus of a consultation launched by Transport for London later this month.

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The London Mayor is looking at a "series of new river crossings" to the east of the City, alongside a proposed Silvertown Tunnel.

It was included in the London Infrastructure Plan revealed by Boris Johnson on Wednesday, which says £1.3trillion is needed to be spent by 2050 to cope with a major population increase.