SE9833 : Approach cutting to Drewton Tunnel, Little Weighton, East Yorkshire

taken 13 years ago, near to Little Weighton, East Riding of Yorkshire, Great Britain

Approach cutting to Drewton Tunnel, Little Weighton, East Yorkshire.
Approach cutting to Drewton Tunnel, Little Weighton, East Yorkshire.
Soon after leaving Hull the Hull & Barnsley's Railway had to pass through the southern spur of the Yorkshire Wolds. This was accomplished by a series of deep chalk cuttings and tunnels and a six mile climb at 1 in 100. The longest tunnel was Drewton 1 mile 354yds requiring an approach cutting 1 miles long and 83ft deep. This section of the line closed in 1964.
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Sunday, 17 April, 2005   (more nearby)
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Tuesday, 20 September, 2005
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Railway   (more nearby)
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OSGB36: geotagged! SE 989 330 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:47.0363N 0:30.0272W
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