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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

Brand new apprenticeship created on Tyneside

Brand new apprenticeship created on Tyneside

TT2 Limited, the operator of the Tyne Tunnels, has created the UK’s first tunnel operations apprenticeship. Mackenzie Sharpe, 16, and Daniel Parkin, 18, have been employed as Apprentice Tunnels Officers, as part of the unique programme delivered by TT2 in conjunction with TyneMet College. As part of their apprenticeship Mackenzie… Read more

CONGESTION MANAGEMENT

CONGESTION MANAGEMENT

“Since work commenced on the Silverlink Junction upgrade we have noted an increase in congestion for northbound customers. This has resulted in tailbacks from the A19/1058 junction which at times have the potential to reach back to the northbound tunnel exit portal. When this occurs it is necessary for TT2… Read more

DVSA & Northumbria Police Road Safety Operation

DVSA & Northumbria Police Road Safety Operation

TT2  Limited, working in partnership with Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) and Northumbria Police, hosted a road safety operation to take dangerous  vehicles off our roads. Officers from DVSA conducted this operation at the  Tyne Tunnel on Wed 3rd August. They were carrying out stop checks, which looked to… Read more

Successful Road Safety Operation at the Tyne Tunnels

Successful Road Safety Operation at the Tyne Tunnels

TT2  Limited, working in Partnership with Northumbria Police have hosted a multi-agency road safety operation to take dangerous drivers off our roads. Officers from Northumbria Police motor patrols department were joined by representatives from HMRC and VOSA at the Tyne Tunnel Thursday  14 July. They were carrying out stop checks… Read more

Tyne Tunnel blue light fake ambulance driver fined

Tyne Tunnel blue light fake ambulance driver fined

“A dangerous driver who fitted his car with blue lights and a siren in a bid to turn the vehicle into a fake ambulance has appeared in court.  The driver, was handed a fine of more than £1,000 and nine points on his licence when he appeared at North Shields… Read more

TYNE TUNNELS TOLL FREE TO RELIEVE PRESSURE ON A1

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… Read more

Tyne Tunnel trekkers gear up for 54 mile charity challenge

Tyne Tunnel trekkers gear up for 54 mile charity challenge

An intrepid group of colleagues from the Tyne Tunnels have teamed up to do the Cateran Yomp, a gruelling 54 mile, 24 hour trek, in aid of a military charity. Tony Harbison, Phil Dixon, Michael Ayre, all of whom work together at TT2 Limited, the operator of the Tyne Tunnels,… Read more

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