Incident at Tyne Tunnels

At 08:09 hrs. today Monday 5th September 2015, in response to a fire alarm activation caused by a minor electrical fault, our strict health and safety procedures were triggered. This lead to a disruption to the flow of traffic in both tunnels.

The safety of our customers and staff is always of paramount importance and as soon as the incident was resolved normal traffic flow was resumed. This was a minor incident that was dealt with quickly by our staff.

We appreciate the patience of our customers and apologise for any subsequent delays.

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