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  1. Mr Budge

    Report - Leek Railway Tunnel - March 2022

    This abandoned railway tunnel residing in the quite town of Leek in Staffordshire dates back to 1849 when it first opened as part of the North Staffordshire Railway on the Manchester to stoke route carrying goods for the coal and pottery industries and closed its route in 1964. The Northern...
  2. m4dd13z666

    Report - Mansfield Road Tunnel - Nottingham - April 2022

    Mansfield Road Tunnel Opened: 1898 Clpsed: 1968 1189 Yards Long. The History: The Great Central entered Nottingham through a series of tunnels or covered ways, emerging into the open at Victoria Station where a huge cutting offered a floor space of 12¾ acres. Reaching 58 feet deep, it...
  3. S

    Report - Storm drain warrington 03/2022

    Storm Drain Warrington March 2022 I previous saw this on a post and “needed” to explore this one! It some some time to find the entrance after clambering over banks we came to the grid which was half taken off. We didn’t take the opposite half away and instead chose to clamber down which was...
  4. reisskerr

    Report - Birkenhead Railway Tunnel

    Nothing too exciting… I’d heard of some railway tracks and decided to check them out. Lots of overgrowth, graffiti and lots of fly tipping, so not many photo opportunities. Part of the old railway tracks on the wirral side of merseyrail, this specific part being underneath birkenhead by the...
  5. 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...
  6. m4dd13z666

    Report - Thurland Street Railway Tunnel - Nottingham - January 2022

    Thurland Street Railway Tunnel The History: Former Great Central Railway trains travelled through a tunnel of 392 yards in length, officially named Victoria Street but also known as Weekday Cross or Thurland Street, the latter being passed beneath for a distance of 100 yards before shops...
  7. 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...
  8. m4dd13z666

    Report - Withcall Tunnel - Lincolnshire - December 2021

    The history : Opened 1876 Closed 1956 971 yards long. Work on Withcall Tunnel got underway in January 1852 with the driving of a 10 foot heading through sandstone and chalk. The Louth & Lincoln Railway’s original plan was for a bore of 803 yards but this was extended to 971 yards when a...
  9. m4dd13z666

    Report - Chipping Norton Tunnel - Chipping Norton - Oxfordshire - December 2021

    Chipping Norton Tunnel Opened: 1887 Closed: 1962 715 Yards Long Horseshoe shaped in profile the structure is entirely brick built, with a lining comprising six rings. A falling gradient to the south of about 1:100 is incorporated, together with a curve of approximately 22 chains radius through...
  10. Benfallon

    Report - Kelvinside/balgray tunnel exploration

    Decided for me and my mates to have a look at the 750 yard Kelvinside station and railway tunnel running under the west end of glasgow Only a small area remains of Kelvinside station but the station building above now holds a restaurant a decent into darkness as we leave the station As I...
  11. the_rubber_johnny

    Report - Nice 'n' Steady-Carrbrook Culvert-Oct 26th (Making Progress!)

    A revisit to Nice 'n' Steady today! I proceeded past where i stopped yesterday for another couple hundred meters, making it to the chamber tarkovsky and his mate went to have a look at it in high flow. I noticed today that the water was slightly higher than yesterday which wasnt much of a...
  12. the_rubber_johnny

    Report - Nice n Steady Carrbrook reccy.(no particular order)

    Today I went down to have a small reccy in nice n steady, only walking up for about 15 minutes before turning back as I was running out of time. I to get there I went to the bright side weir, dropped off by my grandad. I entered in by the outfall (which is very easy to get as the water levels...
  13. m4dd13z666

    Report - Brunswick Tunnel & Air Raid Shelter - Harrogate - North Yorkshire - October 2021

    Brunswick Tunnel And Air Raid Shelter. The rather long winded write up: The York and North Midland Railway opened in 1839, connecting York with the Leeds and Selby Railway and in 1840 with the North Midland Railway at Normanton near Leeds. The line was largely financed by George Hudson who...
  14. Doug Judy

    Report - Lees Moor Tunnel - West Yorkshire. August 2021.

    Lees Moor Tunnel - 1,533yds. Lees Moor Tunnel is a long abandoned railway tunnel on the former Great Northern Railway line between Queensbury and Keighley in West Yorkshire, The former dual track Tunnel is just north of the Cullingworth, Reports suggest the due to the pitch black darkness...
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. 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...
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