Victoria Underground/Walkers Croft, Manchester

Three tunnels were discovered in 1972 underneath Victoria Station close to the present entrance to the car park on Long Millgate.
The Cattlebridge from the photograph above is situated about 30ft from the platforms above inside Victoria Station.

The station occupies Walkers Croft which was once the site of a 19th century church and graveyard, it is here that hundreds of poor families are believed to have been buried under the station, many falling victim to the cholera epidemics of the mid-19th century.

This ‘Pacer‘ diesel multiple unit train was badly damged when it rolled away on the Edgehill, Liverpool Lime Street line on 8th August 1991.


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