July 11, 2017 at 8:51 AM

Drivers who use the Severn Crossing on a regular basis could find themselves £1,400 better off, following confirmation its toll charges will be scrapped from the end of 2018

Welsh Secretary Alun Cairns said removing the charges (up to £20 for lorries and buses) will pump an extra £100 million into the local economy. Charges on the bridges only apply when heading west, which caused some to brand them as a 'tax on entering Wales'.

The bridges will be operated by Highways England when it returns to public ownership after 25 years in the hands of Severn Crossings PLC.

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