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Tyne Pedestrian Tunnel

General Information

Beginning of works: 1947
Completion: 1951
Status: in use

Project Type

Structure: Tunnel
Function / usage: Subway (pedestrian tunnel)

Location

Location: , , , ,
Underneath of:
  • Tyne River
Coordinates: 54° 59' 20.04" N    1° 29' 14.94" W
Coordinates: 54° 59' 7.42" N    1° 29' 11.71" W

Technical Information

Dimensions

diameter 3.05 m / 3.66 m
tunnel length 274.5 m

Cost

cost of construction Pound sterling 833 000

Chronology

4 June 1947

Beginning of construction.

24 July 1951

Opened by Alfred Barnes MP, Minister of Transport.

Participants

Relevant Web Sites

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Relevant Publications

  • Manders, Frank / Potts, Richard: Crossing the Tyne. Tyne Bridge Publishing, Newcastle upon Tyne (United Kingdom), pp. 128.
  • About this
    data sheet
  • Structure-ID
    20013207
  • Date created
    02/09/2004
  • Last Update
    23/07/2014