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  1. Doug Judy

    Report - Bramshall Tunnel - Staffordshire. August 2020.

    First post in awhile.. Bromshall Tunnel. The 321yard Bromshall Tunnel although sometimes known as Bramshall Tunnel or Loxley Tunnel due to its close proximity to these respective villages, Opened in 1867 for the North Staffordshire & Uttoxeter Railway, The branch line ran from Stafford (Grand...
  2. 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...
  3. Doug Judy

    Report - Kelmarsh Up & Dn Tunnels, Northamptonshire. July 2020.

    Kelmarsh Up & Dwn Tunnels 520yards. The Kelmarsh Tunnels are situated on the LNWR’s Northampton to Market Harborough line now the Brampton Valley Way multi user path, Originally a single line the “Down” line tunnels were constructed in 1856 - 1859 the single line was forced to penetrate the...
  4. Doug Judy

    Report - Ashby Tunnel, Leicestershire. July 2020.

    Ashby Tunnel, Leicestershire. July 2020. Ashby Tunnel, 308yards. Built around 1799 / 1802 Ashby Tunnel otherwise known as Old Parks Tunnel just outside the village of Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Leicestershire was situated on the line which left the Burton - Coalville line at Ashby Station and headed...
  5. Doug Judy

    Report - Spinkhill Tunnel 2019/2020

    Spinkhill Tunnel (501yds) History Spinkhill Tunnel 501 yards in length was opened by the Lancashire, Derbyshire and East Coast Railway (later part of the Great Central Railway and subsequently the LNER) on 21 September 1898. It was the only tunnel on its Beighton Branch (occasionally referred...
  6. Doug Judy

    Report - Harecastle South Railway Tunnel - March 2020

    Harecastle South Tunnel - 1,766yds Built in 1848 by James Brindley & Co. Harecastle Tunnel (South) was on the original route of the West Coast Mainline (WCML) built for the North Staffordshire Railway it was one of three railway tunnels in this area with the other two built to the north, the...
  7. Doug Judy

    Report - Hose (Long Clawson) Tunnel - Leicestershire

    Hose (Long Clawson) Tunnel 834yds - Great Northern Railway. Brief History- Hose Tunnel was located just to the south of Long Clawson Station, and officially went under the name of Hose, Long Clawson provided its pseudonym. From the north, the line approached via a curve to the east of 40...
  8. Doug Judy

    Report - Haddon Tunnel - Derbyshire - March 2020

    Haddon Tunnel (1,058yds) Midland Railway. Massive Thanks to HughieD for use of his history write up and research on Haddon Tunnel, Really appreciated History - Haddon Tunnel is located in the English county of Derbyshire. It was built by the Midland Railway in 1863 as an extension of its...
  9. Doug Judy

    Report - Brierley Tunnel - March 2020.

    Brierley Tunnel (685yds) - March 2020. The Hull, Barnsley and West Riding Junction Railway and Dock Company - known as the Hull & Barnsley to save breath and ink - boasted several tunnels including two of more than 1,000 yards in length. Built as a conduit for South Yorkshire coal, wagons first...
  10. Doug Judy

    Report - Drewton Tunnel Explore - March 2020.

    Drewton Tunnel - 1 Mile 354yards History - Drewton Tunnel is a disused railway tunnel on the now closed Hull & Barnsley Railway line. The tunnel is cut through chalk and the lining is a mix of bare chalk walls and brick. The first rail traffic used the tunnel in 1885. Drewton Tunnel is one of...
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