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Severn Crossing tolls to be halved from 2018

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Tolls on the two Severn Crossings are to be halved from 2018, Chancellor George Osborne MP has announced in his budget speech.

It currently costs £6.60 for cars, £13.20 for small goods vehicles and small buses and £19.80 for heavy goods vehicles and buses.

The news will be welcomed by commuters and businesses alike.

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