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Lime Street Tunnel

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Tunnel 2,230 yards long on the Liverpool and Manchester Railway running from Edge Hill to a new station Lime Street Railway Station

Work started 23 May 1832; opened 15 August 1836

Supervisor of the work was William Allcard

Contractor was William Mackenzie

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