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Box Tunnel

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<googlemap lat="51.423885" lon="-2.22765"> 51.420834, -2.227821, Box Tunnel </googlemap>

To Bath: Middle Hill Tunnel
To London: Thingly Junction


The tunnel is 1 mile 1452 yards (2,937 m) in length, straight, and descends a 1 in 100 gradient from the east. Construction started in 1836, and the tunnel opened in 1841.