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  1. Doug Judy

    Report - Leek Railway Tunnel - August 2021.

    Leek Tunnel - 420yds August 2021. Opened in 1849 as part of the North Staffordshire Railway’s Manchester to Stoke route carrying mostly coal / goods traffic linked to the local potteries. Closed to all traffic in 1964. Very little if any information or history on this tunnel and was only...
  2. ALW Exploration

    Video Report - Nottingham's Mapperley Tunnel

    There are many railway tunnels in the city of Nottingham, they were largely built by three railway companies in the late 1800’s. These companies were the Great Northern, Great Central and the Nottingham Suburban railways. We visited Mapperley Tunnel, completed in 1875 and at 1044 meters or 1132...
  3. Doug Judy

    Report - Butterhouse Tunnel - June 2021

    Butterhouse Tunnel - 329yards. Constructed by the London and North Western Railway Company (LNWR) the 329 yard Butterhouse Tunnel was part of the “Micklehurst Loop” running between Standedge and Stalybridge, Opened in 1886 to aid congestion on the mainline running between the same locations...
  4. Doug Judy

    Report - Butternab Tunnel - July 2021.

    Butternab Tunnel - 256 Yards. The Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway’s Meltham Branch was constructed during 1864 it wasn’t completed until August 1868 this was mainly due to landslides, the first train to pass through the 256 yard Butternab Tunnel was mixed goods this was during mid August of ‘68...
  5. Doug Judy

    Report - Oakamoor Tunnel - July 2021.

    Oakamoor Tunnel - 497yards Opened in July 1849 the first traffic passed through on the 13th of that month, Oakamoor Tunnel was part of the North Staffordshire Railways Leek to Uttoxeter branch line which ran via Alton or better known as Alton Towers! Constructed mostly of blue brick with stone...
  6. Doug Judy

    Report - Cadeby Tunnel, South Yorkshire. July 2020.

    Cadeby Tunnel - South Yorkshire. July 2020 The 163yard long Cadeby Tunnel was situated on the Conisbrough to Wrangbrook Jn also served Cadeby Main Colliery and Brodsworth Main Colliery, the line’s construction was heavily backed by the Denaby & Cadeby Colliery Company which had agreed to move...
  7. Doug Judy

    Report - Oxendon Tunnels, Northamptonshire. July 2020.

    Oxendon Tunnels Afternoon everyone.. The first Oxendon Tunnel (453yds) was constructed in 1859 officially opened on the 16th February, the single line had to fight its way through the hills of Great Oxendon & Kelmarsh to the south, to the south of Oxendon tunnel a huge cutting was need and...
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