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  1. Doug Judy

    Report - Colwall Tunnel, Herefordshire - January 2022.

    Colwall Old Tunnel Colwall Old Tunnel - 1,567yds (1,433m) Herefordshire - January 2022. The biggest engineering challenge to face the Worcester and Hereford Railway was the Malvern Hills, at 1,567 yards Colwall Tunnel was driven under the hillside almost entirely by hand and reportedly through...
  2. Doug Judy

    Report - Queensbury Tunnel, Bradford - January 2022.

    Queensbury Tunnel, Bradford - January 2022 Queensbury Tunnel The 2,501 yard long Queensbury Tunnel connects Holmfield and Queensbury in West Yorkshire, England, built by the Great Northern Railway (GNR) it was the longest on the company's network at the time of its opening in 1878, In 1882...
  3. Doug Judy

    Report - Tiviot Dale Tunnel, Stockport - January 2022

    Tiviot Dale Tunnel, Stockport - January 2022. Tiviot Dale Tunnel - 252 Yards. Teviot Dale Station was opened on 1st December 1865 by Stockport, Timperley and Altrincham Junction Railway, although it was locally referred to as Tiviot Dale and the name was changed to reflect this in 1874. The...
  4. Doug Judy

    Report - Lee Bank Tunnel, Halifax - 267yds

    Lee Bank Tunnel, Halifax - 267yds August 2021. Lee Bank Tunnel was one of many tunnels in the Halifax area, It was relatively short at 267 yards in length and is near to the Old Lane Tunnel sometimes referred to as Woodside Tunnel, both were located on the Queensbury - Halifax section, known...
  5. 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...
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    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...
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