Consultation on new M1 junction and changes to Abbey Line closes soon

PUBLISHED: 10:17 06 September 2018 | UPDATED: 10:17 06 September 2018

Traffic on the M1. Picture: Danny Loo.

Traffic on the M1. Picture: Danny Loo.

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The public are being given the chance to have their say on a new M1 junction and changes to one of St Albans’ railway lines.

Herts county council’s South West Herts Growth & Transport Plan is out for consultation until Monday, September 17.

It lists schemes to improve transport in St Albans, Hemel Hempstead, Watford, and surrounding areas. These include:

• Creating a new junction 8a for the M1.

• Additional slip roads at junction 6a of the M1 and junction 21a of the M25.

• A bus lane on either side of the A405.

• An extra station along the Abbey Line at Cottonmill with its own park and rail hub.

• A park and rail hub at relocated Park Street station with an extended platform.

• A cycleway following the A405 from Coningsby Bank and Bricket Wood to Garston and Leavesden.

You can view the plans in full and respond to the consultation by visiting www.hertfordshire.gov.uk

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