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Dart Charge gantries being installed at Dartford Crossing

14/05/2014

Work has started to install gantries which will house signage and technology associated with the new Dart Charge remote payment system coming into operation at the Dartford Crossing from October 2014.

Video shows Dart Charge progress

19/06/2014

Video has been released that shows the successful completion of the first phase of Dart Charge construction work at the Dartford Crossing.

Dart Charge to go live in November

22/09/2014

The introduction of new free-flow charging technology at the Dartford Crossing has been delayed until November.

Dart Charge to go live

05/11/2014

The way drivers pay the Dartford Crossing charge will change on Sunday 30 November 2014, the Highways Agency has confirmed.

Thousands sign up for Dart Charge

18/11/2014

More than 100,000 vehicles have registered for a Dart Charge account, the Highways Agency has revealed.

Dart Charge to go live

27/11/2014

Dart Charge – a new way of paying the Dartford Crossing charge – will go live from 6am on Sunday (30 November 2014).

Dart Charge goes live

01/12/2014

New payment arrangements went live at the Dartford Crossing yesterday (30 November 2014).

85% of drivers pay Dart Charge fee

05/01/2015

Eighty five per cent of crossings have been paid for since the introduction of Dart Charge at the Dartford Crossing.

Transport Secretary visits Dartford Crossing

27/01/2015

Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin visited the Dartford Crossing yesterday (26 January 2015) to see the new Dart Charge payment system in action.

Thousands being chased after failing to pay Dart Charge

26/02/2015

More than 55,000 penalty charges remain unpaid from December after drivers failed to pay the Dart Charge at the Dartford Crossing.

Video shows Dart Charge progress

04/03/2015

New footage has been released that shows the removal of the payment barriers at the Dartford Crossing.

Drivers complain of Dartford Crossing payment glitches

21/05/2015

The AA has called for improvements to be made to the Dart Charge system after some drivers using the Dartford Crossing were charged twice due to glitches with the payment system.

New Dartford tunnel safety system to go live

26/05/2015

A new safety system that will help improve traffic flow at the Dartford Crossing will open for traffic next month.

Work to improve Dartford Crossing almost complete

29/07/2015

Work to improve the road layout around the Dartford Crossing is almost complete, Highways England has announced.

Dart Charge saves commuters 90 minutes a week

14/10/2015

New figures released by Highways England show that journeys over the Dartford Crossing are up to 56% faster than before payment barriers were removed.

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