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The start of the new tunnel, from the Well

1984 saw the construction of the first British canal tunnel for over 120 years.

The work, carried out inside the historic Dudley Tunnel, provided a new underground canal link to the intriguing Singer Cavern limestone mine.

Drilling rock bolt holes, Singer Cavern Providing a rarely seen glimpse of underground construction techniques, this DVD is of interest to Civil Engineers, mining and canal enthusiasts alike.
Surveying progress in the Well


Dudley Tunnel compilations are also available.

Lifting the segments

Details & Reviews

  • Written by Kelvin Lake & Peter Eggleston.
  • NGR: (139) SO 945 916
  • £13.45- DVD
  • Running time: 44 mins.
  • Price includes worldwide delivery.
  • ' PAL' and 'NTSC' versions available.

"Considering the appalling conditions in the workings, the filming is excellent and well complimented by diagrams and graphics"
Waterways World

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