December 2004

Midland Expressway Limited (MEL) today reported that average daily traffic on the M6toll for December was 45,548.

With the anniversary of the opening of the M6toll, comparisons to the previous corresponding period (pcp) have been provided for the first time. For this month, the pcp is the full month of December 2004 compared to the period from 14-31 December 2003. Future comparisons will be full month data. 

- Average daily traffic on the M6toll for December 2004 was 45,548, an increase of 32.1% vs. pcp. 
- Average workday traffic on the M6toll for December 2004 was 49,146, an increase of 41.0% vs. pcp. 
- Average weekend and public holiday traffic on the M6toll for December 2004 was 37,992, an increase of 12.0% vs. pcp. 
- Traffic varied during the period from a low of 13,090 (Christmas Day) to a high of 61,460. 

Category Dec 14-31 2003 Dec 2004
Workdays 34,848 49,146
Weekends/
Public Hols
33,929 37,992
All Days 34,490 45,548



NB: Prior year comparatives are calculated by reference to the period of full opening of the M6toll from 14-31 December 2003 compared to the full month of December 2004.

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