Mound Tunnels

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Mound Tunnels (1846-)


This set of three tunnels pass under The Mound in Edinburgh. To the west is the Princes Street Gardens Cutting and to the east Edinburgh Waverley.

The tunnels are, from north to south:
- single bore
- two bore
- single bore

The tunnels are 130 yards long.

The tunnels are on the 1846 extension of the 1842 Edinburgh and Glasgow Railway to meet the 1846 North British Railway at what became Edinburgh Waverley.


Above the tunnels is the Scottish National Gallery.


Tunnels tunnel 10/11/2019