News & events

TT2 - Tyne Tunnels
Jul. 10

Posted on 10 July, 2012

Official Opening of the second Tyne Tunnel by Her Majesty The Queen

Her Majesty The Queen, accompanied by His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh, will return to the site Read more...

TT2 - Tyne Tunnels
Dec. 20

Posted on 20 December, 2011

Tyne Tunnels’ tolls to rise on January 1st

Tolls at the Tyne Tunnels are to rise on January 1st as planned following the successful completion of Read more...

TT2 - Tyne Tunnels
Dec. 16

Posted on 16 December, 2011

Tolls Increase

The Tyne and Wear Integrated Transport  Authority have applied to the Department of Transport for an Increase in Read more...

TT2 - Tyne Tunnels
Nov. 8

Posted on 8 November, 2011

Tyne Tunnel “Incident” Tests Emergency Services

With just weeks  to go before traffic can use it again, the original Tyne Tunnel was the scene Read more...

TT2 - Tyne Tunnels
Sep. 13

Posted on 13 September, 2011

Preparations underway for first wheelchair race through new tunnel

Ahead of this year’s Tyne Tunnel 2K wheelchair race, the final preparations are underway to accommodate the first 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

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and the A1 at Gateshead.
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