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The detail

The Ten Year Transport Plan assumes £129bn of public money and £56bn of private finance will be spent on transport projects between April 2001 and March 2011.

The Government says the expenditure will result in:

Stopping the decline in the condition of local roads by 2004 and the elimination of the maintenance backlog by 2011.

70 local bypasses, 50 in rural areas, and 130 other local road schemes.

The introduction of nine road user charging schemes and 12 workplace parking schemes.

100 new park and ride schemes.

Congestion cut in cities by 8% and by 15% to 17% in other urban areas.

567km of trunk road and motorway widening.

30 strategic route bypasses.

80 trunk road junction improvements.

A cut in the time taken to deliver road schemes from 10 years to five to seven years.

Lower noise surfaces on 60% of the trunk road network.

Electronic messaging systems across the national road network.

40% cut in the number of people killed or injured on Britain's roads.

Delivery of the Channel Tunnel Rail Link, CrossRail, Thameslink 2000, and upgrade of the East Coast, West Coast and Great Western Main Lines.

The installation of the Train Protection and Warning System.

An increase in rail's share of the freight market from 7% to 10%.

25 new or extended light rail or tram schemes.

Extensive bus priority schemes, including guided bus routes.

Public private partnership to modernise theLondon Tube.

A new East Thames crossing.

Tripling the cycling trips.

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