TT2 Limited established 1st November 2007.

Simon Maughan

Simon Maughan
Senior Tunnels Officer

Simon is a Senior Controller Simon is one of the few authorised officers entitled to manage the Tyne Tunnels control room...


TT2 operating and maintaining
all four Tyne Tunnels.

TT2 Limited was established as a single purpose, UK-based company on 1st November 2007, becoming the Concessionaire for the New Tyne Crossing project in November 2007.

On 1st February 2008 the original Tyne Tunnels, their service delivery and the entire workforce were transferred to TT2.

TT2 held responsibility for the design, build, and majority finance of the new vehicle tunnel, and the full refurbishment of the original vehicle tunnel. All four Tyne Tunnels are operated and maintained by TT2, and will remain under TT2’s management until 2037.

The North East Combined Authority own the Tyne Tunnels, and are responsible for major maintenance and refurbishment of the Pedestrian and Cyclist Tunnels.

Tyne Tunnels Book

Gift Idea The Tyne Tunnels Book
"How do you build a tunnel under the Tyne?"

This book aims to answer some of the most frequently asked questions about the
construction of the £260 million New Tyne Crossing project. Read more...

Tyne Tunnel tolls

Motorbikes, disabled toll Free
Car, Van or Bus
< 3m high
and 2 axles
LGV, Van or Bus
≥ 3m high or
3 axles or more

Avoid the congestion of Newcastle
and the A1 at Gateshead.
Choosing the
A19 Tyne Tunnels will save you time and

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Using Google Maps with your car or navigation device

GPS - 54°59 16 N 1°29 08 W / 54.98778 °N 1.48556 °W