Tunnel North

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Tunnel North
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Grid reference SH676432
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Tunnel North is the name given to the northern end of the Moelwyn Tunnel. It was the construction site of a cutting on the Deviation. Work started here in January 1972 with ground clearance by the FR's excavator, followed by blasting of rock by a contractor in July, then rock clearance by volunteers.

Tunnel north cutting after break-through
*Date 10th April 1977 Photo: Jim Hewett


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