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#628320 - 25th Nov 2011 5:45pm Closure of Kingsway and Queensway Tunnels
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Registered: 14th Apr 2010
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• Closure of Kingsway and Queensway Tunnels - Wednesday 30 November 2011
As a Fast Tag Account holder, and therefore a regular user of the Mersey Tunnels, it is with regret that we write to inform you of a planned full closure of the two Mersey Tunnels, Wallasey and Birkenhead, on Wednesday 30th November 2011.
At the time of writing, Merseytravel has received formal notification via Trade Unions of planned industrial action across the public sector on Wednesday 30th November 2011. It is expected that this industrial action will involve members of staff involved in the operation of the Mersey Tunnels and will therefore impact on the safe operation of the two Tunnels. It is for safety reasons that the two Tunnels will be closed.
The attached link to our website details the actual times associated with this closure. Please be aware that the closure will commence at 23.45 hours on 29th November 2011, and we will be open as normal from 00.15 hours on 1st December 2011. Our latest press release is also included on our website under "Latest News" and we will be utilising the local press to make our users aware of this closure as much as possible. Of course, should this position change as the date approaches we will obviously communicate that as widely as possible too.


Edited by Weeman (25th Nov 2011 5:48pm)

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#628340 - 25th Nov 2011 6:17pm Re: Closure of Kingsway and Queensway Tunnels [Re: Weeman]
chev_chelios Offline
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Registered: 30th Jul 2009
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bummer! Long way round to manchester for me.

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#628341 - 25th Nov 2011 6:19pm Re: Closure of Kingsway and Queensway Tunnels [Re: Weeman]
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I hope nobody is seriously ill or injured and needs transferring under Police escort from this side to one of the Liverpool hospitals, i.e. for Neuro, during these hours then!

Having said that, I hope that there isn't more than one serious RTC this side either as there's only one car covering the Wirral now since it was all moved over to Smithdown snob
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#628346 - 25th Nov 2011 6:33pm Re: Closure of Kingsway and Queensway Tunnels [Re: Wench]
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i'm sure there will be access for emergency vehicles.

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#628361 - 25th Nov 2011 7:02pm Re: Closure of Kingsway and Queensway Tunnels [Re: Weeman]
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Registered: 27th Dec 2007
Posts: 322
Loc: Wirral
Being unskilled workers, the buggers should be grateful to have jobs at all.

Stuff the strike. I hope that volunteers do the work and keep things running.

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#628365 - 25th Nov 2011 7:08pm Re: Closure of Kingsway and Queensway Tunnels [Re: philmch]
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Registered: 29th May 2010
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Loc: heswall
is this the first time both tunnels have been closed at the same time???

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#628371 - 25th Nov 2011 7:24pm Re: Closure of Kingsway and Queensway Tunnels [Re: Weeman]
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Registered: 7th Dec 2008
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Sack the lot and employ people who want to work on a new contract. Apparently a lot them don't actually want to strike but daren't go in. Charmin
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#628376 - 25th Nov 2011 7:45pm Re: Closure of Kingsway and Queensway Tunnels [Re: BandyCoot]
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Registered: 13th Oct 2008
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Originally Posted By: BandyCoot
Sack the lot and employ people who want to work on a new contract. Apparently a lot them don't actually want to strike but daren't go in. Charmin

Aye let's get back to the good old days of mill owners and mine owners and paying pittances to their workers - like it or lump attitudes

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#628379 - 25th Nov 2011 7:56pm Re: Closure of Kingsway and Queensway Tunnels [Re: Weeman]
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Registered: 22nd Nov 2011
Posts: 60
Loc: Land of the Lounge Lizards
trade unions the poison behind it all, they wanna get lost, things ar bad enough without them idiots making things worse!!!!
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#628381 - 25th Nov 2011 7:57pm Re: Closure of Kingsway and Queensway Tunnels [Re: chev_chelios]
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Registered: 22nd Nov 2011
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Originally Posted By: chev_chelios
bummer! Long way round to manchester for me.
bomb it down the motorway
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#628384 - 25th Nov 2011 8:01pm Re: Closure of Kingsway and Queensway Tunnels [Re: Weeman]
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Registered: 6th Feb 2011
Posts: 91
Loc: birkenhead
the way i see it they want the general public to pay for there over priced pensions,, i say let the greedy gits pay for there own pensions if they want one,,,, some of us aint so lucky to have one but where expected to pay for theres

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#628386 - 25th Nov 2011 8:02pm Re: Closure of Kingsway and Queensway Tunnels [Re: Weeman]
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Registered: 22nd Nov 2011
Posts: 60
Loc: Land of the Lounge Lizards
time to get rid of the trade unions, thatcher nearly did it, then stupid arse labour gave them all there powers back, because thats were they get political funding from.
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#628393 - 25th Nov 2011 8:14pm Re: Closure of Kingsway and Queensway Tunnels [Re: philmch]
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Registered: 10th Jan 2010
Posts: 143
Loc: New Ferry
Originally Posted By: philmch
Being unskilled workers, the buggers should be grateful to have jobs at all.

Stuff the strike. I hope that volunteers do the work and keep things running.


So no rights for workers? You wouldn't say that if your terms and conditions have changed. I can't go through the tunnel either that day and will gladly take the wrong way round to support the workers.

Obviously a tory voter comment.

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#628415 - 25th Nov 2011 8:47pm Re: Closure of Kingsway and Queensway Tunnels [Re: Weeman]
Toffeenose Offline
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Registered: 16th Aug 2010
Posts: 372
Loc: Wallasey
i dont suppose for one minute Merseytravel would just " open" the tunnels would they....thought not....and people should always have a right to strike , just cos you dont agree with it.

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#628447 - 25th Nov 2011 10:13pm Re: Closure of Kingsway and Queensway Tunnels [Re: Weeman]
Touchstone Offline

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Registered: 25th Sep 2010
Posts: 899
Loc: Wallasey
Well I'm a local government worker and I'll be on strike on the 30th. As will almost all my colleagues. None of us want to lose a days pay but you have to take a stand sometime. Hopefully this will be the start of a massive fight-back against the Tories.

Up the workers!

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