In the Press

A collection of links to media stories about the tunnel and campaign to save it.

Halifax Courier (27th September 2017)

Structure investigation into Queensbury Tunnel as society hopes to reopen it as cycle path

Telegraph & Argus (17th August 2017)

New study looks at costs and benefits of ambitious Queensbury Tunnel cycle path plan

Halifax Courier (8th August 2017)

Campaigners create virtual bike ride in bid to open Queensbury Tunnel

Telegraph & Argus (11th July 2017)

Future of historic tunnel up for debate at pub

Telegraph & Argus (26th March 2017)

Society reveals stories of ten men who died helping to build Queensbury Tunnel

Pulse (16th February 2017)

New tunnel cheaper than HRE's repair cost

Halifax Courier (1st December 2016)

Campaigners launch petition to save historic Queensbury Tunnel

Telegraph & Argus (24th October 2016)

Tunnel designated as Historical Engineering Work

road cc (10th October 2016)

New report estimates subterranean cycle route cost at £2.8m

BBC News (10th October 2016)

Queensbury tunnel cycleway could cost 'just £2.8m', say campaigners

Telegraph & Argus (10th October 2016)

Campaigners say Queensbury railway tunnel cycle path would cost just 2.8m - not the 35m estimated by Government

Telegraph & Argus (17th August 2015)

Boost for plan to reopen Queensbury Tunnel as engineer declares scheme viable

Telegraph & Argus (27th April 2015)

Work to drain flooded cutting is 'next step' in plan to create underground cycleway

The Rail Engineer (18th August 2014)

Nothing to commend them

RailStaff (24th June 2014)

Ministerial visit to Queensbury Tunnel

Bradford Telegraph & Argus (24th June 2014)

Government minister's praise for Queensbury tunnel cycle plans

Yorkshire Post (23rd June 2014)

Minister’s visit gives push to tunnel campaign

Halifax Courier (22nd June 2014)

Queensbury Tunnel to get visit from Minister

Bradford Telegraph & Argus (20th June 2014)

Transport Minister to view plan to re-open Victorian railway tunnel

Bradford Telegraph & Argus (15th May 2014)

Transport Minister agrees to visit Queensbury Tunnel and talk to campaigners

Yorkshire Post (12th May 2014)

Heritage centre hope for famous mills site

Halifax Courier (11th May 2014)

Queensbury Tunnel 'a possible option'

Bradford Telegraph & Argus (8th May 2014)

Let’s take opportunity to secure tunnel fund

Bradford Telegraph & Argus (3rd May 2014)

New group is told ‘funding will be an issue’ before it has held its first meeting
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Bradford Telegraph & Argus (28th April 2014)

Group outlines new three-stage scheme to help regenerate Queensbury

Keighley News (7th April 2014)

Cullingworth to Queensbury cycle tunnel ‘would be the longest in Europe’

Bradford Telegraph and Argus (31st March 2014)

Group hopes Grand Depart will to put Queensbury Tunnel cycle route bid in the spotlight

BBC News (20th February 2014)

Queensbury Tunnel could be Europe's longest underground cycleway

Halifax Courier (18th February 2014)

Queensbury Tunnel gains MP support

Halifax Courier (10th February 2014)

Campaign to save tunnel gathers pace

Keighley News (6th February 2014)

Keighley link tunnel plea goes to the government

Bradford Telegraph and Argus (4th February 2014)

Queensbury tunnel campaign: keep cycleway dream alive


Tunnel condition under scrutiny

Monday 18 December 2017