SJ9854 : Birchall Tunnel, North Staffs

near to Leek, Staffordshire, Great Britain

Birchall Tunnel, North Staffs
Birchall Tunnel, North Staffs
The former Churnet Valley Railway, that ran between Uttoxeter and North Rode (south of Macclesfield), was originally intended as a secondary link between Manchester and Derby. Passenger trains were withdrawn in 1965 but part has reopened as a heritage line. This is the north portal of a short tunnel on the section between Leekbrook Junction and Leek that now forms part of the Staffordshire Way long distance path.
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Thursday, 20 March, 2003   (more nearby)
Tuesday, 4 October, 2005
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OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 982 547 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:5.3706N 2:1.6997W
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