The Queen officially opens new Tyne Tunnel – Slideshow

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THE Queen was in for a bout of deja vu this morning when she returned to North Tyneside to officially open the second Tyne Tunnel almost half a century after doing the honours at the unveiling ceremony for the original crossing.

Queen Elizabeth II was in the region to unveil a plaque and officially open the new tunnel in Howdon this morning.

The Queen visiting North Tyneside to officially open the new Tyne Tunnel.

The Queen visiting North Tyneside to officially open the new Tyne Tunnel.

Click the media player above for a slideshow of photos from the event.