Bedford Place Tunnel

The longer of two tunnels on the Alloa Waggonway, the Bedford Place Tunnel represents one of Scotland's oldest railway tunnels and extends to round 33m (108 feet). The waggonway was built in 1768 by John Erskine, 7th Earl of Mar (1741 - 1825) to connect his coal mines with the harbour in Alloa. The other tunnel runs under Mar Street / Drysdale Street, 300m (1000 feet) to the north. Both tunnels were abandoned in 1924 and now form part of a footpath.

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