SJ9698 : Cocker Hill Railway Tunnel, eastern exit

near to Stalybridge, Tameside, Great Britain

Cocker Hill Railway Tunnel, eastern exit
Cocker Hill Railway Tunnel, eastern exit
The Micklehurst Line was a former railway line which linked Stalybridge Railway Station with Diggle, via a route adjacent to the River Tame and containing four small railway stations.
The route immediately east of Stalybridge Railway Station ran under Cocker Hill, and this is the eastern opening of that tunnel, which can still be accessed by some of the more nimble and determined locals!
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2012
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Geograph
Date Taken
Tuesday, 3 January, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 8 September, 2012
Geographical Context
Geological interest  Rivers, Streams, Drainage  City, Town centre  Railways  Derelict, Disused  Heath, Scrub 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9654 9869 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:29.0949N 2:3.2166W
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9657 9868
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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