Station Name: BLACKHEATH HILL including Blackheath Hill Tunnel

[Source: Nick Catford]

Blackheath Hill Station Gallery 3: June 2007 - October 2007

The site of Blackheath Hill Station in June 2007. The wall stands on the site of the front wall of the booking office.
Photo by Nick Catford

Entrance to the WW2 Sparta Street air raid shelter at the end of a service road behind Plumbridge Street in October 2007.
Photo by Nick Catford

Steps down into the Sparta Street shelter from the service road at the rear of Plumbridge Street in October 2007.
Photo by Nick Catford

Steps down into the Sparta Street shelter from the service road at the rear of Plumbridge Street in October 2007.
Photo by Nick Catford

This passage linked the bottom of the stairs with the Blackheath Hill tunnel (October 2007).
Photo by Nick Catford

Looking south along Blackheath Hill tunnel in October 2007.
Photo by Nick Catford

The south portal of Blackheath Hill tunnel in October 2007. The concrete wall shows evidence of wooden shuttering.
Photo by Nick Catford

Rails are seen set into the concrete floor of the Blackheath Hill tunnel in October 2007. The rails are 4ft 8½in apart. This is standard gauge but the rails are at least 4ft above the original track level.
Photo by Nick Catford

Looking north along the Blackheath Hill tunnel in October 2007. The passage to the stairs is by the metal framework seen on the right.
Photo by Nick Catford

One of the tunnel safety alcoves in October 2007.
Photo by Nick Catford

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[Source: Nick Catford]


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