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Summit Gap and Railway Tunnel

Type:Historic Site

A6033, Todmorden Road, Littleborough, Greater Manchester

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This important crossing point hosts the longest railway tunnel, 2869 yards, when built by George Stephenson in 1841, the highest point on the Rochdale, an ancient packhorse route and turnpike road. It is also close to the source of both the Yorkshire river Calder and the Lancashire river Roche.


Attraction Facilities

  • Free Admission

Children & Infants

  • Facilities for children

Imported Facilities

  • Open All Year

Map & Directions

Opening times

2019 opening (1 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2019)

* For 1 January 2007 to 31 December 2007:
Sun: Open
Mon: Open
Tue: Open
Wed: Open
Thu: Open
Fri: Open
Sat: Open

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