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Report - Haddon Tunnel, Derbs, Jun15

Discussion in 'Underground Sites' started by The Wombat, Jun 29, 2015.

  1. The Wombat

    The Wombat Mr Wombat
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    First visited a few years ago, but always wanted to return in the summer with the foliage in full bloom. The mists inside made this difficult to illuminate, so I have concentrated my report on the ambient lighting from the airshafts. This still remains one of my favourite tunnels, and a return visit did not disappoint.
    Explored with KM Punk.


    1058 yards long, it was built in 1862 so the Duke of Rutland wouldn’t have to see a train line run along his estate near Haddon Hall. Part of the Beeching report, it closed in 1968. There have been proposals to reopen the tunnel as a footpath, and more recently as an extension to the peak rail heritage line.

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  2. KM_Punk

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    You got some good snaps
    Good day out :thumb
     
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    ACID- REFLUX 28DL Regular User
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    Ditto the above matey :thumb

    Your pics have come out well, especially with that level of moisture in the interesting bit (typically) I did like this tunnel though i have to admit .
     
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  4. The Wombat

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    cheers mate; good day out

    Thanks mate :) Its a great tunnel to photograph
    And great to meet up with you recently for an explore :) Shame I couldn't have stopped out longer
     
  5. Lenston

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    Great pics mate, looks a good mooch :)
     
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  6. The Wombat

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    cheers Lenston :)
     
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    Proper nice pics there mate, I like this :thumb
     
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    Great pictures man!
     
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  9. The Wombat

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    Thanks Paradox and Silentwalker :)
     
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