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Alton Tunnel

The railway tunnel was last used by trains in January 1965, after which the line was closed. The station buildings are Grade II listed, and are now available as a holiday let through the Landmark Trust.

This tunnel replaces a much smaller canal tunnel which opened in 1809 and closed in 1849

The canal tunnel had a slightly different alignment to the railway tunnel, though was of a similar length. This can be seen in the historic maps of the canal, and the railway company planning map which was drawn onto an earlier canal map.