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Mersey Tunnel (Birkenhead) #455178
27th Dec 2010 9:06pm
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A seldom seen photo of the underneath of the roadway of the Mersey Tunnel,looking towards Birkenhead.

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Re: Mersey Tunnel (Birkenhead) [Re: yewgarth] #455200
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I wonder why they designed it to run trams under the roadway when there was already a train tunnel?


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Re: Mersey Tunnel (Birkenhead) [Re: Capt_America] #455264
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if what i remember was true, it was for transporting workers about under the tunnel?

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From the book "The Mersey Tunnel; the Story of an Undertaking"
published in about 1954 by Birkenhead Council for the Tunnel Joint Committee.

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Re: Mersey Tunnel (Birkenhead) [Re: chriskay] #455460
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good post chris


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Re: Mersey Tunnel (Birkenhead) [Re: jimbob] #455461
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Wow - cool photo! Intrigued to see the "other" half of the tunnel!


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Re: Mersey Tunnel (Birkenhead) [Re: dan0h] #455476
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Originally Posted by dan0h
Wow - cool photo! Intrigued to see the "other" half of the tunnel!
Dan, you would love the Queensway Tunnel Tour. Wiki outing being planned. Have a look. The thread is in U.E forum, i think?


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Will take a look - thanks Rude smile


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Here another picture from November 1930 smile

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