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Tyne Pedestrian Tunnel Closure & Update

A free daily bus service will continue shuttling pedestrians & cyclists between the Tyne pedestrian tunnel entrances in East Howdon, Wallsend & Jarrow entrance after the Tyne pedestrian until at least the Summer of 2016. The tunnel closed on the 20th of May 2013 for a major refurbishment programme costing around 7 million pounds, however, the then main contractor for the …

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The Queen Officially Opens The Tyne Tunnel 2 In East Howdon Wallsend

Her Majesty The Queen, accompanied by His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh, visited East Howdon today to officially open the second Tyne Tunnel on Tyneside 45 years after opening the first Tyne Tunnel in 1967. Traffic on the tunnel section of the A19 in Wallsend North Tyneside came to a standstill for a short period of time while Her …

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Wallsend Man Wins £200 For Tyne Pedestrian & Cyclist Tunnel Feedback

A Wallsend man has won £200’s worth of shopping vouchers for giving feedback on the Tyne Pedestrian and Cyclist Tunnels. Earlier in the year, he was one of 400 people who took part in a study to find out what could be done to increase the numbers using the Pedestrian and Cyclist Tunnels connecting Jarrow to Howdon in Wallsend. Read …

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