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Apprenticeship recruitment boom at Tyne Tunnels

Traffic at the Tyne Tunnels is up by a fifth since we switched to open-road-tolling – which has led to the recruitment of eight new apprentices – and vacancies for more – to keep pace with service demand. During the … Read more


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Our move to electric to cut carbon – launching our new EV fleet!

We are switching our diesel fleet to electric vehicles (EV) to make the river crossing more sustainable, improve air quality and reduce emissions. Following a successful trial of our first EV, we have replaced our diesel-powered vehicles with Vauxhall Vivaro-E … Read more


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Tyne Tunnels Donate £400 to Tiny Lives as part of Employee Core Values Award!

This month we have continued our support to Tiny Lives, making a £400 donation thanks to our employee core values award! Tiny Lives is a fantastic North East charity that supports premature and sick newborn babies and their families, and … Read more


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TT2 give local school children a chance to name three vehicles as part of our new EV operational fleet!

In celebration of the launch of Tyne Tunnels all-new EV operational fleet, which will replace the diesel vehicles for a more environmentally-friendly alternative, we are giving local school children the opportunity to name each of the three vehicles. The winner … Read more


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TT2 Team Volunteer & Support The Bay Foodbank

In October 2022, we stepped in to support two North East foodbanks, including one that has seen donations drop by nearly 50% because of the cost of living crisis. We donated £10,000 to The Bay Foodbank in North Tyneside and … Read more


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TT2 Donates Fuel Supporting Northumbria Blood Bikes

Northumbria Blood Bikes is a charity that delivers essential blood and urgent medical supplies, out-of-hours, to North East hospitals. We have made a £5,000 donation to the charity to pay for the cost of their fuel for a whole month. … Read more


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TT2’s Staff Quiet Room

Our staff quiet room is now complete. The room is to be used as a relaxing well-being space or as a room to experience some peace and quiet away from a hectic day-to-day life. It’s a space that can be … Read more


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Tyne Tunnels 12 Days of Giving

To support local charities and the community this Christmas time, Tyne Tunnels took part in 12 days of Christmas giving. Employees at TT2 chose charities close to their hearts in efforts to give back to the North East this festive … Read more


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Lifeline given to parents with poorly babies in hospital

We’ve given Tiny Lives Trust a £10,000 donation to pay for the transport of approximately 350 families in the North of England to and from hospital, to visit their poorly babies, for a whole year. Tiny Lives Trust’s transport scheme … Read more


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Behind-the-scenes schools education programme

We have launched an education programme to show North East school children about the complex, busy operation involved in getting 18 million vehicles safely across the major river crossing each year. We have opened our doors to pupils who would … Read more


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