The story behind the tunnel hidden underneath Leicester's streets

The story behind the tunnel hidden underneath Leicester's streets
 

The streets of Leicester are walked over everyday, but many people don't know what lies beneath.
A hidden tunnel sits deep underneath the streets of Leicester - and this is the story behind it.
The tunnel had been disused, locked up and largely forgotten for decades.
But a few years ago the mile-long railway tunnel was temporarily reopened for visitors.
The Glenfield Tunnel, built in 1829, was one of the world’s first underground rail routes used by steam trains to carry coal from North West Leicestershire’s pits to the city.
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20 January 2018 in Regional East, Views: 38
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