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  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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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