Disused tunnels database

Current total: 629

Research to expand our database of disused tunnels continues to pay dividends. Many thanks to those of you who have sent in contributions. If you can help with any details, omissions or corrections, please click the 'contact us' link in the sidebar to get in touch.

By clicking on the relevant column header, the database can be sorted by name, yardage, company or opening/closure dates. Hover over the abbreviated company name to see the full version. New tunnels are highlighted by a red tip; modified entries are in orange. More information or pictures - where available - is provided via the Link button.

Tunnels which were opened out either during or after the railway's period of operation are excluded. Only those that still exist - even if now buried - are listed.

(g) length determined using historical maps and Google Earth's measuring tool
~ scaled length/approximate year ? evidence uncertain
< earlier than/less than > later than/more than

Click on the icon on the right to search the database by map. Each tunnel is marked at the midpoint of a straight line drawn between its portals (which can prove deceptive if the tunnel is curved). No buried tunnels are shown.

Most of the tunnels on the database can be viewed in GoogleEarth by opening a .kml file developed by Antony Badsey-Ellis. Download the ZIP to your hard disk by clicking the icon, then extract the .kml file and open it using GoogleEarth.

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71
70
30
11
8
31
45
5
17
31
33
15
13
31
4
19
67
40
4
6
51
4
629
The Ks (17)
Keele
Nth Stf
321
2
1870
1999?
Keighley Goods (Parkwood St)
GN
118
2
1884
1961
Keldhowe Point [Sandsend]
WR&MU
151(g)
1
aband ~1875
Kelmarsh Down
LNW
520
1
1859
1984
Kelmarsh Up
LNW
520
1
1879
1984
Kelvindale
Cal
232(g)
1
1896
1920
Kelvingrove
Cal
942(g)
2
1896
1964
Kelvinside
L&D
220
2
1896
1964
Kemp Town
LBSC
1024
1
1869
1971
Kettleness
WR&MU
308
1
1883
1958
Kilburn
Mot/BR
90(g)
1
1977
1999
Kinghorn High St
BOW
62(g)
1
1887
1894?
Kingsland High St (Goods)
Nth Lnd
115(g)
1
1868
1969
Kirkdale No.1 (New)
L&Y
497
2
<1910
<1970
Kirkdale No.2 (New)
L&Y
210
2
<1910
<1970
Knighton Goods
Mid
106
2
1875?
1986
Knowler Hill (Littletown)
L&Y
79
2
1847
1965

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