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24Feb94 UK: DOT CHALLENGED OVER £270M RELIEF ROAD - MANCHESTER.

Manchester's passenger transport authority has called on the Department of Transport to scrap its £270 million plans for an M62 relief road in favour of extending the Metrolink system.In a strongly-worded statement the authority slammed the Government's 'lack of coherent transport policy'.It said the Government had failed to consider the positive effects a similar investment in a public transport system could bring.The row has been sparked by the DoT's plans for the M62 which would ...

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