Delays for drivers using Tyne Tunnel after mobile crane breaks down

Drivers are facing delays as they try to get into the Tyne Tunnel this morning.

Wednesday, 14th November 2018, 6:25 am
Updated Wednesday, 14th November 2018, 6:34 am
The Tyne Tunnel.

There are tailbacks using the northbound side of the road after a mobile crane broke down.

However, traffic is now moving once again.

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The Tyne Tunnels Twitter account posted: "Apologies for delay northbound in tunnel.

"This was due to mobile crane which broke down.

"Breakdown has now been cleared traffic now moving again expect delays in the short term."