SK1871 : Cutting beyond the eastern entrance to Headstone Tunnel

taken 24 days ago, near to Monsal Head, Derbyshire, Great Britain

Cutting beyond the eastern entrance to Headstone Tunnel
Cutting beyond the eastern entrance to Headstone Tunnel
The line through Headstone Tunnel was built by the Midland Railway. It was opened on 30th May 1863, eventually forming part of a main line link between London and Manchester. See also LinkExternal link For the view in the other direction see LinkExternal link

Monsal Dale station was closed to passengers on 10th August 1959 and the remaining stations on the line were closed on 4th March 1967. Express passenger and goods services continued to pass through until 14th July 1968 after which much of the line through this part of the Peak District closed completely. Track lifting began in 1969 and the route through here is now part of the Monsal Trail, popular with walkers and cyclists.
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Date Taken
Thursday, 26 October, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 4 November, 2017
Geographical Context
Paths  Railways  Derelict, Disused 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 1896 7137 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:14.3414N 1:43.0425W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 1889 7138
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East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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