Tyne Tunnels Book

A history of all 4 tunnels under the Tyne.

Tracy Scrivener

Tracy Scrivener
Finance Assistant

Tracy has worked in numerous roles during her time at the Tyne Tunnels, including as a Tolls Officer in the days when tolls were collected by staff in toll booths on the plaza...

The new Tyne Tunnels book
what a great gift idea!

A fascinating full colour insight into the history and construction and refurbishment of the Tyne Tunnels


This glossy coffee table book tells the stories behind the four Tyne Tunnels, looking at how they came into existence, how they were built, and the people who made them a reality.

The construction of the new vehicle tunnel is illustrated with high quality images and simple explanations, designed to answer the commonly asked question “How do you build a tunnel under the Tyne?”

Proceeds from the book will be donated to North East charity the Percy Hedley Foundation.

A great gift that will help others.

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