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Report - great northern railway tunnels, Yorkshire, December 2018 & June 2021


stranton

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The great northern railway had 3 routes curving away from Queensbury station,
(one of 2 stations on a triangle junction another being Shipley).
north to Keighley via Denholme with a length of 11 miles, opened 1882 & closed 1963,
passes through Well Heads tunnel 662yds long, Hamerhill tunnel 170yds long, Doe Park tunnel 140yds long, the 2 inverted arches 33yds long & 112yds long,
Lees Moor tunnel 1533yds long & Park Wood Street tunnel 118yds long.
east to Bradford via Clayton with a length of 4 1/2 miles, opened 1878 & closed 1963,
passes through Clayton tunnel 1057yds long.
south to Halifax via Holmfield with a length of 5 miles, opened 1878 & closed 1956,
passes through Queensbury tunnel 2501yds long, Lee Bank tunnel 267yds long, & Old Lane tunnel 402yds long.
There's a spur from Holmfield to St Pauls via pellon with a length of 3 miles, opened 1890 & closed 1960,
passes through Wheatley tunnel 810yds long.

The great northern railway has 12 tunnels,
having visited all of them June 2021, here's the current status with photographs of those accessible (all photographs December 2018, except Clayton & Wheatley June 2021)

towards Keighley

Well Heads, sealed (south) filled in (north)

Hamerhill

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Doe Park

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inverted arches 1 & 2
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culvert

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Lees Moor, sealed (both)

Park Wood Street, sealed (south) filled in (north)

towards Bradford

Clayton, filled in (east)

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towards Halifax

Queensbury
https://www.28dayslater.co.uk/threads/queensbury-tunnel-bradford-february-2014-august-2016.104951/

Lee Bank, filled in (south)

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Old Lane, sealed (both)

cont.
 

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