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What is a Mersey tunnel fast tag?

What is a Mersey tunnel fast tag?

The fast tag is a recognition device applied to cars which can be used to automatically pay for prepaid journeys when reaching the toll booths in Birkenhead or Wallasey. Without the fast tag, journeys through the tunnels cost £1.80 per journey.

Does the Mersey tunnel have ANPR camera?

According to Merseytravel, work has been carried out over the last few months to install automatic number place recognition (ANPR) cameras in all toll lanes at both tunnels.

Are the Mersey tunnels still free?

You will need a pre-paid toll account and you must not be travelling for business reasons. For all other users the Class 1 toll is £2.00. There are no changes to the toll fees for Class 2, 3 or 4 vehicles for either pre-paid accounts or cash payments.

Can you go through Mersey tunnel free with blue badge?

You can apply for the Mersey Tunnels Concessionary Travel scheme which enables you to travel free of charge through the Mersey Tunnels. To qualify you mut be a Blue Badge holder and in receipt of one of the following benefits: Higher Rate Mobility Component of Disability Living Allowance (DLA)

Is T-flow the same as fast tag?

The new system is called “T-FLOW” and will replace the current Fast Tag account system used at the Queensway (Birkenhead) and Kingsway (Wallasey) tunnels, modernising the way tunnel users can pre-pay for their journeys.

How much is fast tag for the Mersey?

Liverpool City Region residents benefit from the new 24/7 £1 Fast Tag toll for the Mersey Tunnels from today. The reduced rate, which is now available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, has been introduced by Liverpool City Region Metro Mayor Steve Rotheram, in fulfilment of one of his key election pledges.

Is T flow the same as fast tag?

What is Tflow?

What Is Flow? Flow is a state of mind in which a person becomes fully immersed in an activity. Positive psychologist Mihály Csíkszentmihályi describes flow as a state of complete immersion in an activity.

How much money does the Mersey tunnel make?

Mersey Tunnels made over £190m, almost a £90m surplus, from tolls over the last five years. Figures released from a Freedom of Information request show how much was made and where it has been spent.

Can you tow a car through the Mersey tunnel?

For vehicles using the Wallasey (Kingsway) Tunnel then the maximum permitted vehicle dimensions are 5m in height, 2.9m in width and 12.2m in length. For vehicles and trailers the maximum combined length (including any load or loads and drawbar) is 18.3 metres.

Is the Mersey tunnel free on Christmas Day?

Christmas Day – Friday 25 December The Kingsway (Wallasey) Mersey Tunnel and the Queensway (Birkenhead) Mersey Tunnel will be open throughout the holiday period. Both tunnels will be toll free from 10pm on Thursday 24 December until 6am on Saturday 26 December.

How do I get a refund from FASTag?

Call on Toll-free number: 1800-102-6480 and mention your mobile number against which the tag has been registered along with the Vehicle Registration Number (VRN) or Tag ID. The customer support agent will get in touch with you to confirm the closure of FASTag.

How do I return something to FASTag?

You can cancel/close/deactivate your FASTag account either by connecting with the customer support staff of your FASTag issuer or by logging in to the mobile application of your FASTag issuer/prepaid wallet. Alternatively, you can also log in to the official website of your FASTag issuer bank.

What is Mersey tunnel Tflow?

T-FLOW is a video tolling system that reads your vehicle’s registration as you approach the toll lane. Register for an account and, providing your account is in credit, the barrier will automatically be raised so that you can pass through almost without stopping. The toll fee will be deducted from your T-FLOW account.

Who owns the Mersey Tunnels?

The road tunnels are owned and operated by Merseytravel, and have their own police force, the Mersey Tunnels Police. In 1967 it was announced that the “Mersey Tunnel Scheme” was now operational….Mersey Tunnels.

Headquarters Liverpool
Parent Merseytravel Liverpool City Region Combined Authority

Who built the Mersey tunnel?

Sir Basil Mott
Construction of the Queensway Tunnel started in 1925, to a design by consulting engineer Sir Basil Mott, and was built by Edmund Nuttall Ltd. 3. It was opened on July 18, 1934, by King George V in a ceremony watched by 200,000 people – not surprisingly since it was known then as the ‘eighth wonder of the world’. 4.

Can I use my FASTag in another car?

No, as per guidelines FASTag is issued to each vehicle based on RC copy of the vehicle. If there is mismatch, the ETC system at the toll plaza will detect the class mismatch and the FASTag is liable to be ‘blacklisted’ by the issuer bank and no new FASTag can be issued further against that vehicle number.

Do you have to pay road tax if you have a disabled badge?

Many blue badge holders are also eligible for exemption from paying road tax. People who don’t have a blue badge might also be able to get a road tax exemption. You’ll automatically get a refund for any full remaining months of road tax when you apply for exemption.

Is Birkenhead tunnel open tonight?

Both Mersey Tunnels are open 24 hours a day, 364 days a year (on Christmas Day only Kingsway (Wallasey) Tunnel is open).

Is the Runcorn Bridge free on Christmas Day?

The tunnels will be free to use right through Christmas Day and the tolls will be applied again from 6am on Boxing Day.

How do I cancel my FASTag?

Step 1: Using the User ID / Wallet ID and password, log in to FASTag portal. Step 2: Choose the option of Service Request. Step 3: Select the Generate Service Request option. Step 4: Choose the Request Type as Closure Request to close the RIFD Tag or Wallet.

Can I transfer my FASTag balance to bank account?

If Fastag is in working or activating condition, it is impossible to transfer the balance to a bank account. Fastag is vehicle specific i.e it is issued based on the Vehicle’s Registration Certificate i.e RC, so Fastag and the balance associated with it can’t be transferred to some other vehicle or bank account.