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Lyttelton tunnel

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Lyttelton Road Tunnel links the city of Christchurch to the sea port of Lyttelton on the South Islands east coast....

Address: Lyttelton Christchurch Christchurch & Canterbury


Opened in February 1964 it is an important link to the city with the only other option over the Port Hills much longer.

At 1,970 m it is currently the longest road tunnel in New Zealand.

The tunnel is only open to road traffic – buses have been equipped with bicycle carriers to enable cyclist’s access between the city and the port.


Lyttelton Christchurch

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