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TYNE TUNNELS TOLL FREE TO RELIEVE PRESSURE ON A1

To relieve pressure on the A1, following the appearance of a sinkhole between junctions 67 and 68 near Gateshead, motorists will be able to travel toll-free through the Tyne Tunnels from 06:00 Monday 27th June until repair works have concluded, which is currently expected to be 06:00 on Wednesday 29th June.

This toll-free period is a result of collaboration between the Tyne Tunnels operator TT2 Limited, the North East Combined Authority, and Highways England. TT2 have confirmed that travel is free for all customers during this period.

 

Tyne Tunnel tolls

VehicleCost
Motorbikes, disabled toll Free
Car, Van or Bus
< 3m high
and 2 axles
£1.70
LGV, Van or Bus
≥ 3m high or
3 axles or more
£3.30

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

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