Welsh Affairs Committee - Third Report
Crossing the border: road and rail links between England and Wales

Here you can browse the report together with the Proceedings of the Committee. The published report was ordered by the House of Commons to be printed 26 February 2013.


Terms of Reference


1 Introduction

Key cross-border road and rail links

Responsibility for cross-border links

Our inquiry

2 Cross-border rail services

Government investment in cross-border rail services

Electrification in South Wales

Electrification in North Wales

Cross-border services from Mid Wales

Connections to UK airports

High Speed Rail

Impact of HS2 on Wales

A high speed rail network

Funding implications of HS2

Cross-border rail franchises

3 Cross-border roads

Improvements to the M4

The Severn Crossings

Future ownership of the Crossings

Level of tolls

Level of debt

Cross-border roads in North Wales

4 Freight and European transport networks

Cross-border freight

Wales Freight Group

Trans-European Transport Network (TEN-T)

5 Conclusion

Conclusions and recommendations

Formal Minutes


List of printed written evidence

List of additional written evidence

List of Reports from the Committee during the current Parliament

Oral and Written Evidence

12 June 2012

3 July 2012

16 October 2012

8 November 2012

Written Evidence

Additional Written Evidence (unprinted)

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