Standedge tunnel is the longest at 5 456 yards 4 989 0 m and the 3 931 yards 3 594 5 m higham and strood tunnel is now rail only. Dudley railway tunnel is a railway tunnel located near to the former dudley railway station in dudley west midlands england it was opened in 1850 to allow the oxford worcester wolverhampton line between stourbridge and wolverhampton to pass for several hundred yards beneath a hilly area of dudley which would have been difficult if not impossible to have constructed a railway through.
Dudley tunnel is a canal tunnel on the dudley canal line no 1 england.
Dudley tunnel map. The activity entails an underground boat trip into the world famous dudley canal tunnel and limestone mines. See 78 reviews articles and 19 photos of dudley tunnel ranked no 2 on tripadvisor among 22 attractions in dudley. Included on the leaflet are points of interest and useful information for cyclists.
See 78 reviews articles and 19 photos of dudley tunnel ranked no 2 on tripadvisor among 24 attractions in dudley. At about 3 172 yards 2 900 5 m long it is now the second longest canal tunnel on the uk canal network today. Dudley canal tunnel and limestone mines additional activities and learning experiences duration.
This map is no longer in stock. Standedge tunnel is the longest at 5 456 yards 4 989 0 m and the 3 931 yards 3 594 5 m higham and strood tunnel is now rail only however since the dudley tunnel is not continuous this status is sometimes. It will be replaced by a map of the brierley.
This map shows the route running through the borough from dudley via merry hill and on to stourbridge. Dudley tunnel is a canal tunnel on the dudley canal line no 1 england at about 3 172 yards 2 900 5 m long it is now the second longest canal tunnel on the uk canal network today. Max 60 this trip is run by dudley canal trust but it can be booked through our booking team and accessed from the museum site.
45 minutes number in group. This route is part of the national cycle network and is marked as ncn 54. An act of 1785 allowed dudley canal to take this over and extend it through a tunnel 3 154 yards 2 882m long to join its line but it was not open until 1793.
The dudley tunnelwas completed in 1778 it was constructed by lord dudley and ward to link his lime works and tipton colliery to the birmingham canal navigations the tunnel was originally known lord ward s canal but he later sold the canal and tunnel to the dudley canal company. The next development was for a canal commonly known as the dudley no 2 canal from the original canal near netherton via halesowen through lappal tunnel 3 794 yards to the.