Standedge Tunnels

The Standedge Tunnels are four parallel tunnels linking Marsden to Diggle in Saddleworth.

The tunnels comprise one canal tunnel and three railway tunnels:

  1. Huddersfield Narrow Canal Tunnel — constructed between 1793 and 1811
  2. First Railway Tunnel — constructed between 1843 and 1865
  3. Second Railway Tunnel — constructed between 1865 and 1890
  4. Third Railway Tunnel — constructed between 1890 and 1894

Route

Further Reading

Standedge Tunnels

Categories

Canal tunnels | Railway tunnels | Tunnels
This page was last modified on 12 August 2018 and has been edited by Dave Pattern.

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