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Severn Crossing tolls to end next year

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21 July 2017
 

The Government is to abolish tolls on the Severn Crossings at the end of 2018, Welsh secretary Alun Cairns has announced.

The end of the tolls will follow the transfer of the two bridges from Severn River Crossings plc to the management of Highways England.

The standard tolls, which only apply westbound, are £6.70 for a car and £20 for a lorry over 3.5 tonnes.

Cairns said scrapping the charges would “strengthen the links between communities and help to transform the joint...

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