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Baie de Somme No.15 France

Burbage Tunnel Whaley Bridge

Earl of Merioneth Dduallt

5930 Stafford
Burbage Tunnel Whaley Bridge
This is the northern end of Burbage Tunnel which pierced Burbage Edge to the west of Buxton. This was part of the C & HP line that opened in 1831, the tunnel, which was 580 This is the northern end of Burbage Tunnel which pierced Burbage Edge to the west of Buxton. This was part of the C & HP line that opened in 1831, the tunnel, which was 580 yards in length and cost 5200 to build, being on the section from Ladmanlow to Whaley Bridge that was closed and abandoned in 1892. Due to its early closure no known photographs exist although this wash drawing by
Brian Fawcett 20/08/1870