Ravenscar Railway Tunnel

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The tunnel was buiilt around 1885 and stands on the abandoned Scarborough-Whitby line
Ravenscar Tunnel
The tunnel was cut so W.H. Hammond, the lord of Raven Hall, didn’t have to see the railway actually crossing his land.
Ravenscar Tunnel
The tunnel is only 279 yards long but has a sharp curve and with the gradient up to Ravenscar being 1-in-39 it proved troublesome for many trains.
Ravenscar Tunnel

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