Brunel's Great Tunnel Through Box Hill - Walks - The AA

Brunel's Great Tunnel Through Box Hill is an AA-recommend walk with full walking directions and descriptions of places of interests along the walk. Find more AA-recommended walks.

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Isambard Kingdom Brunel's box tunnel - intriguing-history.com

Isambard Kingsom Brunel’s Box Tunnel. At the time when it opened, in 1841, Isambard Kingdom Brunel’s tunnel through Box Hill in Wiltshire, between Chippenham and Bath, was claimed to be the longest railway tunnel ever built.

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Light at the end of the tunnel: sun shines for Brunel's

The Guardian - Back to home ... The morning sun shines through Brunel’s Box tunnel near Bath on the engineer’s birthday. ... providing Great Western Railway and Network Rail with a rare chance ...

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Box Tunnel - Isambard Kingdom Brunel - IkBrunel.org.uk

Box Tunnel. When Brunel designed the Great Western Railway he wanted to make it the flattest, straightest line he could. ... near Box, is designed in the classical style, but the eastern portal, at Corsham, has a plain brick face. ... the sun could be see

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Box Tunnel - Corsham, Wiltshire | Higgypop

The village of Box was put on the map in 1836 when the famous Victorian engineer Isambard Kingdom Brunel was contract to build the Great Western Railway line. In order to complete the railway it was necessary to tunnel through Box Hill, a task which many

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Isambard Kingdom Brunel's box tunnel - Intriguing History

Isambard Kingsom Brunel’s Box Tunnel. At the time when it opened, in 1841, Isambard Kingdom Brunel’s tunnel through Box Hill in Wiltshire, between Chippenham and Bath, was claimed to be the longest railway tunnel ever built.

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Brunel's Box Tunnel catches the sunlight on his birthday

The Box Tunnel is a railway tunnel dug through Box Hill that runs from the town of Chippenham to the ancient city of Bath. It is a significant structure on the Great Western Main Line.

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ViewRanger - Brunel's Great Tunnel Through Box Hill

The construction of Box Tunnel uncovered immense deposits of good stone and by 1900 Box stone quarries were among the most productive in the world. Little trace can be seen above ground today, except for some fine stone-built houses in the village and a f

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brunel amp 39 s great tunnel through box hill

Box Tunnel is a railway tunnel in western England, between Bath and Chippenham, dug through the Box Hill.It was built for the original route of the Great Western Railway under the direction of the GWR's engineer Isambard Kingdom Brunel.

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Thames Tunnel

The Thames Tunnel is an underwater tunnel, built beneath the River Thames in London, connecting Rotherhithe and Wapping.It measures 35 feet (11 m) wide by 20 feet (6 m) high and is 1,300 feet (396 m) long, running at a depth of 75 feet (23 m) below the ri

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Box Tunnel | Wiki | Everipedia

Box Tunnel is a railway tunnel in Western England, between Bath and Chippenham, dug through Box Hill, and is a significant structure on the Great Western Main Line (GWML). It was built between 1838-1841 for the Great Western Railway (GWR) under the direct

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Box Tunnel - Wikishire

Box Tunnel is a railway tunnel in Wiltshire, between Bath and Chippenham, dug through Box Hill, and is a significant structure on the Great Western Main Line (GWML). It was built between 1838-1841 for the Great Western Railway (GWR) under the direction of

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The history of Box Tunnel, Wiltshire – Network Rail

The history of Box Tunnel, Wiltshire At the time of opening, Brunel’s Box Tunnel was the longest railway tunnel ever built. Controversial from the start, its problematic construction delayed the completion of the Great Western Railway’s London to Bristol

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