Update – tunnels are open and operating 24/7

May 20, 2021

Update May 2021: The Tyne Pedestrian and Cyclist tunnels are open for use 24/7 everyday and welcoming pedestrians and cyclists. Please abide by all directions/signage in the tunnels for your own and other’s safety. If you would like to get in touch regarding the Tyne Pedestrian and Cyclist Tunnels, please email tcpt@transportnortheast.gov.uk and the operational […]

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24 hour trial

November 30, 2020

30 November 2020 Following user requests, consideration has been given to 24 hour opening of the Tyne Pedestrian and Cyclist Tunnels. Currently the tunnels are open from 6am to 10pm each day, however we have listened to feedback from a number of users, in particular night shift workers, who would like to access the tunnels […]

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Coronavirus precautions hit Pedestrian and Cyclist Tunnels’ Night Service

March 24, 2020

The Night Service for users who travel to work by bike or on foot through the Tyne Pedestrian and Cyclist Tunnels between the hours of 10pm and 6am has been reduced for cyclists with immediate effect because of coronavirus fears. The Night shuttle vehicle is to be replaced with a taxi service which will operate […]

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We are now open

August 7, 2019

After being closed for six years for refurbishment, the historic Grade II-listed Tunnels are now open. Visitors can once again cycle or walk from one side of the River Tyne to the other and experience the unique structure which has been a key link for the people of Tyneside since 1951. The Tunnels are open every […]

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