WikiWirral 13yrs online 24/7 365 days a year.
Forum Stats
12137 Members
65 Forums
72391 Topics
976099 Posts
34 posts in the last 24hrs
Max Online: 7831 @ 8th Apr 2013 4:18pm
Who's Online - Click Me
80 registered (11kendo, 11 invisible), 1584 Guests and 217 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Social Media : Follow Us


(Views 7days)This Weeks Most Read
Wirral Globe 601
HMT Lancastria 442
Another Big Waste Fire in Liverpool. 405
Name help 389
Vet help 310
Vet help 300
Another tree down on Arrowe park Road? 200
54 plate renault clio 3rd brake light 200
That was kept a bit quiet? 154
Mobile mechanic needed to fit a wishbone 137
New General Forums
Lib/dems rule the day
by JimmyG
2nd Dec 2016 10:59pm
Daft funny joke
by venice
2nd Dec 2016 5:54pm
We dont learn much.
by venice
1st Dec 2016 9:22pm
Freegle
by venice
1st Dec 2016 6:36pm
New Wirral History
Name help
by Paternoster21
3rd Dec 2016 8:03am
HMT Lancastria
by granny
2nd Dec 2016 11:38pm
Cubitts Holland and Hannen
by fish5133
27th Nov 2016 5:38pm
Fire station
by chris7777
22nd Nov 2016 12:24pm
Buy a house in Greasby for 12s a week - in 1935
by yoller
6th Oct 2016 6:56pm
Forum Tips
Photo Gallery Forums
fireworks on the Mersey last night
Hadlow train station
Topic Replies
Vet help
by diggingdeeper
Yesterday at 10:50 PM
RIP Peter Vaughan
by Mark
Yesterday at 10:00 PM
Talk Talk Security Breach
by Mark
Yesterday at 09:59 PM
Blank Page : Offline
by Mark
Yesterday at 09:55 PM
Iphone 5s, Grey, near mint condition, £50
by anniebo28
Yesterday at 09:39 PM
Mobile mechanic needed to fit a wishbone
by anniebo28
Yesterday at 07:30 PM
That was kept a bit quiet?
by diggingdeeper
Yesterday at 06:19 PM
Another tree down on Arrowe park Road?
by fish5133
Yesterday at 02:13 PM
MIG welder
by vw_kyle
Yesterday at 01:49 PM
December
M Tu W Th F Sa Su
1 2 3 4
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
26 27 28 29 30 31
Recent Posts : What's On ?
Wirral TUC Meeting re Update on Wallasey CLP Suspe
by RUDEBOX
30th Nov 2016 9:16pm
World Aids Day Event 2016. Liverpool
by RUDEBOX
30th Nov 2016 9:05pm
Topic Options
Rate This Topic
#215769 - 13th Mar 2008 12:22am 17th March: Tunnel toll campaign for residents
BMW Joe Offline
Wiki Master

Registered: 30th Apr 2006
Posts: 12369
Loc: Birkenhead
THE Mersey Tunnel Users’ Association is launching a new campaign to demand toll discounts for Merseyside motorists in line with those proposed by the goverment on the Dartford crossings in Kent.

Transport Secretary Rosie Winterton recently announced a scheme to give local residents on either side of the Dartford crossings significant savings on the cost of tolls.

MTUA is demanding parity with the residents Dartford and Thurrock for people living in Liverpool and Wirral.

Tolls Discount for Locals Campaign will be officially launched at a public general meeting of the association to be held at 7.30pm on Monday, March 17. Anyone interested in the Mersey tunnels and tolls in general is invited.

The meeting will be at Greasby Community Centre, next to the health centre in Greasby Road, Greasby.


MTUA secretary John McGoldrick said: “On the Dartford crossings the government has said it will almost waive the tolls for local drivers, so why should people in Liverpool and Wirral not get the same treatment? Motorists here are fed up with being treated as cash cows.”
_________________________
Autowirral.co.uk - The Northwest's Biggest forum of Motoring Enthusiasts.
Cruisewirral.com - The Northwest's Biggest forum of Modified Car Enthusiasts.

Top
AutoWirral : Advertising
Click me for more Information......

WikiWirral Numbers : Between 150 and 200 New Members Every Month. With Over 3,500 unique visits and 35,000 Page Views each day. Average +500 Search Engines Daily and over 1,000,000 Million Page views a Month. Advertising from £20 . Click Me
#215778 - 13th Mar 2008 2:16am Re: 17th March: Tunnel toll campaign for residents [Re: BMW Joe]
MattLFC Offline
Wiki Master

Registered: 14th Aug 2004
Posts: 22315
Loc: Moreton/Beirut/Mobile
Aint gonna happen... the people living either side are the main user's, commuting to Liverpool and Brikenhead.

Relatively little national traffic uses the tunnel's compared to the local commuters, despite the direct link-up to the M53.

They have just increased their pricing to meet cost's, any discount would either mean the overall cost of the tunnels would then have to rise, defeating the object of the discount, or the tunnel's will cease to exist.

Can you honestly see them cutting say 80% of their income partially or completely, just because a few local residents have complained about the price.

People, businesses and media have been complaining and petitioning for over a decade now, just about the high cost of the tunnel's, and the only place that has ended up, is with further price increases.

smile

Top
#215837 - 13th Mar 2008 3:01pm Re: 17th March: Tunnel toll campaign for residents [Re: MattLFC]
Bixmis7 Offline
Newbeee

Registered: 16th Feb 2008
Posts: 24
Loc: Wallasey
2 points:

1. Does this mean we except that a toll must be paid!

2. Its worth a try.

Good luck

PS. I pay about £700 a year to cross the river.


Edited by Bixmis7 (13th Mar 2008 3:02pm)

Top

Moderator:  StuyMac 
Random Wirral Images

Click to View Topic.
Newest Topics
Talk Talk Security Breach
by fish5133
Yesterday at 06:19 PM
Mobile mechanic needed to fit a wishbone
by anniebo28
6th Dec 2016 7:13pm
Vet help
by colin86
6th Dec 2016 6:25pm
Another tree down on Arrowe park Road?
by Davefabo
6th Dec 2016 11:08am
Game shocking prices!!!
by eddtheduck
5th Dec 2016 4:55pm
For Sale & Free
Iphone 5s, Grey, near mint condition, £50
by anniebo28
Yesterday at 07:40 PM
Roberts Concerto 2 CD Player For Visually Impaired
by Tranquil
6th Dec 2016 10:05pm
Gaming chair
by monsterz4
6th Dec 2016 8:27pm
MIG welder
by anniebo28
6th Dec 2016 1:34am
IPhone 4s 16gb £35
by anniebo28
4th Dec 2016 12:45pm
Featured Member
Registered: 26th Apr 2008
Posts: 173
Newest Members
lucyw, BarbaraL, SherryLover, missyb, DavidSharpe
12137 Registered Users
Today's Birthdays
No Birthdays
New Wirral Info
Gymnastics coaches needed.
by margy
3rd Dec 2016 9:28pm
Wirral Globe
by locomotive
1st Dec 2016 6:25pm
Wirral TUC Meeting re Update on Wallasey CLP Suspe
by RUDEBOX
30th Nov 2016 9:16pm
World Aids Day Event 2016. Liverpool
by RUDEBOX
30th Nov 2016 9:05pm
A job. Company not named.
by venice
30th Nov 2016 6:30pm
News : New Topics
RIP Peter Vaughan
by diggingdeeper
Yesterday at 04:22 AM
That was kept a bit quiet?
by venice
6th Dec 2016 11:25am
Another tree down on Arrowe park Road?
by Davefabo
6th Dec 2016 11:08am
Bunchems Xmas present warning
by venice
6th Dec 2016 9:28am
Another Big Waste Fire in Liverpool.
by Wally1
4th Dec 2016 10:24am
New Enthusiast Forums
Talk Talk Security Breach
by fish5133
Yesterday at 06:19 PM
Mobile mechanic needed to fit a wishbone
by anniebo28
6th Dec 2016 7:13pm
Vet help
by colin86
6th Dec 2016 6:25pm
Game shocking prices!!!
by eddtheduck
5th Dec 2016 4:55pm
54 plate renault clio 3rd brake light
by Mike72
1st Dec 2016 12:52pm
(Views 24hrs)Trending Newest Topics
Vet help 300
Talk Talk Security Breach 104
RIP Peter Vaughan 84
Wirral Sunrise Sunset
Sunrise Thu 8:15am
Sunset Thu 3:53pm
Local Time Thu 3:40am
WikiWirral Can . . . .
Advertising Click me
To Advertise with
Wikiwirral Click Me