The majority of the cash will be invested in the Channel Tunnel Rail Link (£19.3 million) and the West Coast Main Line (£8.5 million). A further £2.1 million will improve access to Birmingham, Manchester, London Luton and London City airports. Funding for TEN was agreed in 1995 to promote a coherent pan-European transport infrastructure, with the Channel Tunnel rail link and West Coast Main Line making up two of 14 priority projects throughout the EU.
£32 million grant to strengthen Britain's links to Europe
28/09/1999 in NEWS