Breakdown & Recovery

Services charges for removal of vehicles from the tunnels.

Steven Office

Steven Office
Traffic Officer

Steven has been working within the Tyne Tunnels maintenance team learning a wide range of skills, which he supplements with college studies one day a week...

Breakdown recovery
& breakdown parking charges

Breakdown Services Charges for removal of vehicles from the tunnels.

01) Motorcycle (with or without side car).
Power assisted cycle or invalid carriage £5.00 (flat rate).

02) All vehicles at the rate of £28.00 per hour.
Minimum charge £14.00.

03) Additional charge on all vehicles whose stoppage is due to fuel shortage £16.00 per hour minimum charge £8.00.

Emergency and Breakdown Parking

Parking charges for vehicles and trailers which are not removed from the tunnels within 48 hours

£5.00 per day, or part day, following the above free parking period.

Before leaving a vehicle unattended at TT2 for any reason, drivers are required to report to a uniformed officer of TT2.

Charge for Non Payment of Toll

If a customer has no means of payment an invoice may be issued. There will be a charge of £3.00; to cover administration costs etc., plus the appropriate toll. (Subject to verifiable identification of owner and driver).

Additional Charges

Oil Absorbent Granules cost per bag £10.00
Use of Fire Extinguisher £20.00

TT2 Ltd will not accept responsibility for loss whilst vehicles, trailers or their contents are parked at their site. Vehicles may be removed to a secure compound after 48 hours.

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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

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