SK1199 : The Woodhead tunnel portals

taken 3 months ago, near to Ironbower Moss [other Features], Derbyshire, Great Britain

The Woodhead tunnel portals
The Woodhead tunnel portals
New 400,000V cables have been installed in the 1950s tunnel on the right to replace the cables in the 19C tunnels, which at 50 years old were near the end of their planned life. The old tunnels have been sealed. The railway route from Manchester to Sheffield is now via the Hope Valley.
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SK1199, 129 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Thursday, 6 June, 2019   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 10 June, 2019
Geographical Context
Energy infrastructure  Lowlands  Paths  Railways 
Primary Subject of Photo
Tunnel 
Long Distance Path (from Tags)
Trans Pennine Trail  Longdendale Trail 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 1138 9990 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:29.7409N 1:49.7959W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 1133 9988
View Direction
East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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Tunnel Entrance  Tunnel Used for Electricity Cables 

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