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Excavating the 'Victoria Street' Great Central Railway Tunnel at Weekday Cross Junction
Nottingham Historical Film Unit
Weekday Cross Junction
Nottingham, Lace Market
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This tunnel led under Thurland Street and Victoria Street into Victoria Station. Showing the excavation of the huge trench cut into the bunter sandstone and construction of the buttress walls in the station cutting, with a man loading earth into wagons. The whole engineering enterprise including the Station was constructed between 1894-8. See web-site www.railwayarchive.org.uk/map/planIndex.php which shows detailed plans of the GCR in Nottingham.