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  1. m4dd13z666

    Report - Trubshaws Tramway Tunnel - Cauldon - August 2021

    Trubshaws Tramway Tunnel. Opened: 1847 Closed: 1920 480 Yards Long. The history: I believe this tunnel is also known as Cauldon (or Caldon) Lowe but as Trubshaws Tramway seems to be the popular title, we will go with that. Is is known as Trubshaws Tramway because it was engineered by James...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. Barneylad06

    Report - Disused Railway Line - West Meon - May 2021

    History: Now known as the Meon Valley Trail, this railway stretched for 10 miles and started from West Meon to Wickham. The line opened in 1903 and closed in 1955. Trip: I firstly came across this disused railway line when I was on a 2 day walk in the South Downs (Started from Winchester and...
  6. Doug Judy

    Report - Silverdale Tunnel - November 2020

    Silverdale Tunnel - November 2020 In 1846 the North Staffordshire Railway gained permission to construct a railway line from Stoke on Trent through Newcastle-under-Lyme partly laid upon Robert Heathcote’s canal. The line ran from Stoke on Trent to Market Drayton in Shropshire, in 1934 the line...
  7. Doug Judy

    Report - Clayton Tunnel - West Yorkshire. May 2021.

    Clayton Tunnel - May 2021. Constructed in 1874, the 1,057yd Clayton Tunnel in West Yorkshire was part of the Great Northern Railways Bradford - Queensbury & Bradford - Keighley routes, unfortunately during construction in 1874 two workers suffered fatal injuries caused by an intoxicated...
  8. L

    Report - Nottingham Road Tunnel, Derby

    A quick post based on a quick fun explore today in Derby. Hope this works! Near the site of the old Nottingham Road Station in Derby, which I rarely had a reason to walk past until lockdown, is a patch of unused ground between the railway and the council depot. Round New Year time I first...
  9. huntez99

    Report - War Department 63063- Forgotten History - Train/Crane 1540

    So to begin with I started off my research by reading the report from @Imba. Which may I just say is a fabulous report and an amazing read, with some amazing pictures. I hope that with my report and the report from @Imba you can see a good contrast between day and night with the images I am...
  10. A

    North Devon

    I'm sure some that will know of the 'hidden' ww2 communication bunkers dotted around the coastline, the remaining sections of railway, tunnels and various other structures from the 50/60's along with multiple smuggling and mining tunnels that are within the North Devon area. I'm looking for...
  11. Doug Judy

    Report - Chesterfield Railway Tunnel - July 2020.

    Evening, Having been grabbing extra hours at work I’ve had zero time to explore new places or process past visits! Ive got a couple more explores to upload then probably nothing until the new year.... Chesterfield Railway Tunnel 474yards. June 1892 saw the arrival of the Manchester Sheffield...
  12. m4dd13z666

    Report - The Standedge Tunnels

    Standedge tunnels. The Standedge Tunnels are four parallel tunnels through the Pennine Hills at the Standedge crossing between Marsden and Diggle. 3 are Railway Tunnels the other is a Canal Tunnel. The Double Line North Tunnel is still live, as is the Canal Tunnel, The Central (Nicholson) and...
  13. 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...
  14. F

    Report - Birkenhead Dock Branch Line and Haymarket Tunnel, Wirral- June 2020

    The History: The Birkenhead Dock Branch is a disused railway line which runs for about four and a half miles between the South Junction of Rockferry to around Bidston Dock, as part of the Chester and Birkenhead Railway. Some of the line runs through Haymarket tunnel and there was a level...
  15. 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...
  16. Morgloups

    Report - Various spots in Switzerland

    Hi everyone! I'm new to the UK urbex scene but I've done quite a few explorations in Switzerland, so I figured I'd start by posting those! Abandonned railway: Abandonned around 2015 and still very unknown even from the swiss explorers! I kinda found this one by luck...
  17. Ozikkk

    Foss Cross Railway Station - July 2020

    With the help of my friend, we managed to find the forgotten Foss Cross railway station. An 80-mile journey definitely wasn't a waste of time. History: Foss Cross station was on the Midland and South Western Junction Railway in Gloucestershire. The station opened on 1 August 1891 with the...
  18. J

    Report - Station house - Oswestry

    Took me ages to find out where this place was, but I finally found it! It was an old station in the early 1900’s I do believe before it turned into a house. The floor has given was in the main front room but it was a good find!
  19. Pixels

    Report - Royal Mail Train, Hellifield - March 2020

    Whilst in the area myself and @plod decided to take a small detour to have a quick look at the train. The carriages have been sat unused alongside the active railway since at least 2002. The propelling control vehicle, converted from Class 307 multiple-unit trains, was used to transport goods...
  20. 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...
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