Get daily updates directly to your inboxSubscribeSee our privacy noticeMore newslettersWith a date soon to be released for when South Wales’ Severn Bridges tolls will be scrapped, many in the North West may wonder when their own infrastructure to cross the River Mersey will also be free of charge.Campaigners say with the Mersey Tunnel tolls introduced in 1933 and fees for the Severn Bridge which connects England and Wales not brought in until 30 years later, motorists in the Liverpool City Region have more than paid their dues.John McGoldrick has been campaigning to scrap the tunnel tolls and those charged to drivers crossing the bridge connecting Widnes with Runcorn for years.On Friday, he said he welcomed the end of “any toll”, adding: “The first tolled bridge on the Severn was opened to use in 1966 and the second bridge in 1996. So drivers have been paying tolls for a long time but nowhere near the length of time that we have suffered from tolls on the Mersey.”Driver couldn’t pay toll because operator was SNORINGHe said the Birkenhead Tunnel came into use in December 1933, with the promise that there would be no tolls by around 1946, but added: “Despite that promise, drivers and local businesses have now been paying tolls for nearly 85 years.Liverpool entrance to the Queensway tunnel”There is no end in sight and with the tolling of the Widnes to Runcorn crossing last October we now have the barrier of tolls completely dividing the local region, with only a faint hope that the tolls will at some time be lifted.”Mr McGoldrick is a part of Scrap Mersey Tolls, and said the charges not only “divide families and friends”, but are also bad for business.He quoted the UK Government who reportedly said abolishing those tolls “would boost the economy of South Wales by around a year”, and added: “There can be no doubt that removing the tolls on the Mersey would have a similar positive effect.”Mr McGoldrick also criticised the region’s main political parties for supporting tolls on the, as well as recently increasing fees to use the.”It is a pity that we don’t have in our area, politicians who campaign against tolls rather than politicians who support tolls and see them as a revenue source for their pet schemes,” he added.So, is there any chance of the routes across the Mersey ever being free of charge?The 14 laws for using the that you might never have heardThe response from Merseytravel, which has responsibility for the Queensway (Birkenhead) and Kingsway (Wallasey) tunnels, wasn’t promising.She added: “Millions are spent on operating and maintenance each year, with these costs rising as the tunnels age. The Queensway (Birkenhead Tunnel) has just had its 84th birthday.”She said while there is no national road tolling strategy, the UK Government has no plans to bring the into the national network, adding: “On this basis, unless another stream of funding can be identified to meet operational and maintenance costs, it is likely tunnel tolls will remain in place.Mersey Tunnel tours in the Queensway Tunnel (Birkenhead Tunnel).
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