TQ4171 : Chislehurst East Tunnel: northern portal

taken 8 years ago, near to Mottingham, Greenwich, Great Britain

Chislehurst East Tunnel: northern portal
Chislehurst East Tunnel: northern portal
Chislehurst tunnels are a pair, each carrying two tracks under Sundridge Park. It seems (though the sources I consulted are not absolutely clear on this) that this eastern tunnel (carrying the "slow" lines) was the later of the two, constructed in 1904. Its construction caused the collapse of the original tunnel beyond, closing the route for 3 months during 1903. The tunnel is 649 yards long according to LinkExternal link
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TQ4171, 93 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Saturday, 9 January, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 9 January, 2010
Geographical Context
Railways 
Category
Railway tunnel   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 4165 7122 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:25.3379N 0:2.1525E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 4162 7130
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South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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