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  1. Webbs0710

    Report - Burdale Tunnel, Wharram Percy, Feb 24

    I was up in North Yorkshire recently being shown a few locations, and this beauty of a tunnel was on the agenda. It's pretty standard as abandoned railway tunnels go, although it does have a very nice looking air vent, not as good as the ones in Kelmarsh and Oxendon though. The main appeal is...
  2. Webbs0710

    Report - Hawthorns Tunnel, Forest of Dean, March 23

    I'm surprised this tunnel hasn't had more reports on it over the years considering what's inside! It has an interesting history as well. It appears to go by a few names too, the most used being Hawthorns, although it's also referred to as Euroclydon and Puddlebrook Tunnel. The History One of...
  3. Webbs0710

    Report - Lydbrook Tunnel, Welsh Bicknor, March 23

    This tunnel hasn't had a report in years, probably due to being sealed up for rather a long time. Not sure how long it's been open, but it's been a fair few months at least, I checked it out in the summer last year, didn't go in though, as I didn't have torches with me. It's in poor condition...
  4. Tunnel Gricer

    Report - Greenside Railway Tunnel, West Yorkshire. 2022

    Greenside Tunnel - 618 Yards — G.N.R PUDSEY & LOW MOOR BRANCH — In 1882 the Great Northern Railway & Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway entered into an agreement to build a series of short connections to existing railways with a view of improving existing services through mutual running of the...
  5. Webbs0710

    Report - Silverdale Tunnel, Newcastle-under-Lyme, June 21

    Another of my very early explores, so photos are admittedly pretty poor, had two crap torches, so very difficult to light up unfortunately! My apologies :) Silverdale isn't an overly long tunnel, but with a single air shaft, and the track still down on one side, it's well worth a visit...
  6. Webbs0710

    Report - Morlais Tunnel, Pant, South Wales, 2021-22

    This hasn't been posted since 2020, and is a decent explore, so here's my take on it. I've done many a tunnel, but this one is by far my favourite, it's a great all rounder, decent length, curved, air shafts, rusted out cars, it's so photogenic, I've been back 3 times The history - The Morlais...
  7. Tunnel Gricer

    Report - Thackley Tunnel, Bradford 2022.

    Thackley Old Tunnel - 1496yds Construction completed in May 1846 for the Leeds & Bradford Railway which in 1853 was absorbed into the Midland Railway, the first passenger train was in June 1846 although complaints soon came due to the amount of water ingress which occurred inside the tunnel...
  8. m4dd13z666

    Report - Brunswick Tunnel & Air Raid Shelter - Harrogate - North Yorkshire - October 2021

    Brunswick Tunnel And Air Raid Shelter. The rather long winded write up: The York and North Midland Railway opened in 1839, connecting York with the Leeds and Selby Railway and in 1840 with the North Midland Railway at Normanton near Leeds. The line was largely financed by George Hudson who...
  9. Tunnel Gricer

    Report - Lees Moor Tunnel - West Yorkshire. August 2021.

    Lees Moor Tunnel - 1,533yds. Lees Moor Tunnel is a long abandoned railway tunnel on the former Great Northern Railway line between Queensbury and Keighley in West Yorkshire, The former dual track Tunnel is just north of the Cullingworth, Reports suggest the due to the pitch black darkness...
  10. m4dd13z666

    Report - Lydgate Tunnel - Saddleworth - July 2021

    Opened : 1856 Closed : 1964 1332 Yards Long The London & North Western Railway's (LNWR's) connection between Oldham and Greenfield breached a ridge on which the small community of Lydgate is found by means of a 1,332 yard double track tunnel. The climb to the eastern portal was up a gradient of...
  11. m4dd13z666

    Report - Long Clawson (Hose/Scalford) Railway Tunnel - Leicestershire - Dec 2020

    Hose (Long Clawson/Scalford) Tunnel ° Opened: 1879 ° Closed: 1964 ° 834 Yards Long. The History : Great Northern and Midland railways secured Parliamentary approval for a new railway line from Newark to Melton Mowbray in 1872. The following year, a further section was authorised, extending...