Tyne Tunnels
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Merging traffic into the northbound tunnel

Merging traffic into the northbound tunnel

‘We are running a 2-week pilot in August to try to improve the traffic flow at the southern access of the Tyne Tunnel.  As a result, there will be temporary traffic lights in place from 13/08/18 – 27/08/18.  Thank you for your patience.’   Read more

New Tyne Tunnel Tolls

New Tyne Tunnel Tolls

Tolls paid by drivers of Class 3 vehicles using the Tyne Tunnels are to go up by 10p from midnight on Sunday 4th March 2018. The new tolls will apply to motorists using the tunnels from Monday 5th March 2018.   The North East Combined Authority (NECA), which owns the Tyne… Read more

TT2 Limited Tolls Improvements

TT2 Limited Tolls Improvements

In response to various customer requests a modification of the toll lane software has been undertaken to improve customer information during their journey through the tunnels. On completion of each transaction the display beneath the traffic lights shall present the available credit on pre-paid accounts to the vehicle occupants. We… Read more

Glastonbury groom visits Tyne Tunnel for wedding day skit

Glastonbury groom visits Tyne Tunnel for wedding day skit

TT2 Ltd, the operators of the Tyne Tunnel, recently helped Chester-Le-Street groom-to-be Mark Goddard, who hit the headlines when he proposed at Glastonbury Festival, make his wedding day as quirky as his engagement. Mark proposed to Jane Shannon in 2015, by taking her to the top of a viewing tower,… Read more

Tyne Tunnels community fund donates new hoist to riding charity

Tyne Tunnels community fund donates new hoist to riding charity

TT2 Limited, the operator of the Tyne Tunnels, has donated a new hoist to a local riding centre to support their work with a leading disabilities charity. The Tyne Tunnels Community Fund, which was founded by TT2 in November 2016, donated £2139.60 to the Washington Riding Centre, who work with… Read more

Tyne Tunnels Community Fund backs The BAY Foodbank

Tyne Tunnels Community Fund backs The BAY Foodbank

TT2 Limited, the operator of the Tyne Tunnels, has made a donation to a local foodbank as part of its ongoing charity support programme. The Tyne Tunnels Community fund, founded by TT2 in November 2016, donated £500 to The BAY Foodbank, a charity based in North Tyneside. The BAY Foodbank… Read more

Tyne Tunnels Community Fund lends a Hand to Hebburn Helps

Tyne Tunnels Community Fund lends a Hand to Hebburn Helps

TT2 Limited, the operator of the Tyne Tunnels, has supported a local foodbank with a charitable donation. Through the Tyne Tunnels Community fund, which TT2 founded in 2016, a donation of £500 was made to support Hebburn Helps, a food bank run by local volunteers. Hebburn Helps was founded by… Read more

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