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  1. m4dd13z666

    Report - Soothill Tunnel - Batley - August 2021

    Soothill (Woodkirk) Tunnel: Opened: 1890 Closed: 1953 659 Yards long. The Great Northern's 4¾ mile connection between Batley and Beeston Junction, on the Leeds branch of the East Coast Main Line, opened for goods traffic in July 1890, with passenger services introduced a month later. The...
  2. the_rubber_johnny

    Report - River Porter/ River Sheaf Culverts.

    No specific order, just a small collection of photos from august/july. Check my youtube channel “RubberJohnnyVideos” for a few of the videos i recorded while down there :). THE MEGATRON!!! (sadly only taken on my phone..) Thanks for taking a look! More...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. ALW Exploration

    Video Report - Nottingham's Mapperley Tunnel

    There are many railway tunnels in the city of Nottingham, they were largely built by three railway companies in the late 1800’s. These companies were the Great Northern, Great Central and the Nottingham Suburban railways. We visited Mapperley Tunnel, completed in 1875 and at 1044 meters or 1132...
  7. Doug Judy

    Report - Butterhouse Tunnel - June 2021

    Butterhouse Tunnel - 329yards. Constructed by the London and North Western Railway Company (LNWR) the 329 yard Butterhouse Tunnel was part of the “Micklehurst Loop” running between Standedge and Stalybridge, Opened in 1886 to aid congestion on the mainline running between the same locations...
  8. 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...
  9. DeaKew

    Report - Merseyway Tunnel, Stockport, April 2021

    History The River Mersey begins where the Rivers Goyt and Tame meet just outside Stockport town centre. The Mersey divided the town, with the Lancashire Bridge being one of the only crossings in Stockport. This bridge was first mentioned in 1282; the current bridge dates from 1891 and was...
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    Information - Conisbrough - Edlington Water Pipe Tunnel

    Straight forward (very straight in places) and easily accessible through trip on 04/05/21. Better photos already on here. Last attempt a while back thwarted by newly installed locked metal doors. No access (or exit) issues at present.
  11. theurbexcouple

    Report - Feltham Cavalry Tunnel, London, Jan 2021

    Explore: Myself(John) and Holly have known about this tunnel for a while as its in our local area of where we live, in a park close to us. We have visited here before, not for urbex purpose, but just to see what the tunnel was all about really and to be fair it holds a strange but weirdly cool...
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    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...
  13. Laurenlucy123

    Report - CHATTERLEY WHITFIELD (UNDERGROUND EXPERIENCE)

    Chatterley Whitfield is one of my all time favourite explores ever! It has so much history and character. In 1979 the Chatterley Whitfield Mining Museum opened and it soon gained a reputation of being Britain’s best known mining museum attracting over 70,000 visitors a year. Underground tours...
  14. Purplegoat

    Report - Report - Paualsgrove Radio Station, July 2020

    Hello guys. First time poster here not a massively interesting one but I was passing through the area so thought it was worth a look. Its taken me ages to get this posted as the whole reason I visited this site was to test out some 35mm film which I didn't get developed for while. The...
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    Report - Stadio Flaminio, Rome, January 2020

    NB: not the best at night photography so sorry for the poor quality At the start of the year I was visiting Rome with some friends to study the architecture of the city and so when we learned of an abandoned Nervi stadium we couldn't pass up the opportunity to check it out. The Stadium...
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. Doug Judy

    Report - Oxendon Tunnels, Northamptonshire. July 2020.

    Oxendon Tunnels Afternoon everyone.. The first Oxendon Tunnel (453yds) was constructed in 1859 officially opened on the 16th February, the single line had to fight its way through the hills of Great Oxendon & Kelmarsh to the south, to the south of Oxendon tunnel a huge cutting was need and...
  19. Doug Judy

    Report - Barnsdale Tunnel - West Yorkshire. July 2020.

    Barnsdale Tunnel - West Yorkshire, July 2020. Situated on the Hull & Barnsley railway, the 1226 yard Barnsdale Tunnel was opened on the 20th July 1885, westbound traffic would emerge from the tunnel and head towards Wrangbrook Jn which was the diverging point for the Wath & Denaby branch lines...
  20. 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...
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