TT2 set to improve Tyne Tunnel experience by making it easier to pay tolls

The payment system for the Tyne Tunnel is set to be upgraded to ensure that it is easier to make payments following customer feedback. TT2, the operator of the Tyne Tunnels, is enabling tolls to be paid via free mobile payment systems such as Apple Pay and Google Pay. As a result of the updates, the payment system will […]

Tyne Tunnel journey times and emissions “slashed” thanks to cashless tolling

Management at the Tyne Tunnel say a six-month review of changes to payment for crossings show both journey times and C02 emissions have been slashed. The tunnels switched to a cashless, booth free system in November 2021 and the Northumberland Gazette reports that the tunnel operator TT2 says the changes have had a positive impact […]

Tyne Tunnel improves payment times and reduces emissions by 90%

The management of Tyne Tunnel have said the transformation to a ‘cashless’ payment system has now been a success after an initial period of challenges. It has been half a year since the Tunnel moved to an open-road-tolling system in the hopes of cutting journey times and slashing CO2 emissions, reports Newcastle World. The change got off […]

Tyne Tunnel appeals process criticised in parliament

The new free flow tolling solution at the Tyne Tunnel in Newcastle is facing criticism over inconsistencies with how appeals against fines are handled. Drivers are fined £60 for not paying the £1.90 fare, although they say it depends who you speak to as to whether your appeal is upheld. A petition calling for changes […]


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