M6 Toll 'a costly flop'

The Chief Executive of Centro, the West Midlands Transport Authority, says the pay-as-you go M6 Toll motorway is a costly flop. Midands Express Way Ltd, which operates it, blames the economic downturn for the fall in traffic numbers on the road.

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M6 Toll - Good for commuters or a 'costly flop'?

Britain's only privately-run toll road has been branded a waste of money and resources by the head of the West Midlands Transport Authority. Geoff Inskip says using the M6 Toll road hasn't relieved congestion and should be nationalised.

The company which owns and runs the road says the fall in the number of vehicles using the M6 is due to the economic downturn. Phil Brewster reports.

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