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UK Great Oxendon Tunnel, Leicestershire - Oct '14

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Explored with Stranton, The Wombat and a non-member

 

History

 

The Northampton to Market Harborough line opened in 1859 and had tunnels at Great Oxendon and nearby Kelmarsh. The original tunnel was single-track (422M), and when the line was doubled a second single-track tunnel was built. The second tunnel had an airshaft, and is now a cycle path all the way to Northampton. The line closed in 1981.

 

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Cheers for Looking

 

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4 hours ago, The_Raw said:

2014? Bit of a backlog there mate :lol: Looks good in there, wtf is that brown sludge though? :-o

I'm not exactly sure what the brown crap is, all I can tell you is that is a bitch to get off your boots.

I've got quite a backlog, about 50 reports going back to July 2012. Not sure if I can be bothered to post them all.

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On 04/02/2016 at 9:30 PM, Urbexbandoned said:

The water looks a bit shitty.. Hope you took ya wellies :D 

 

Nice mate :thumb 

 

Cheers, unfortunately I lost a pair of trainers to this tunnel :x

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