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The Friday Photos: London Tunnels

TimW
By TimW Last edited 48 months ago
The Friday Photos: London Tunnels
Tunnel vision, by John Esslinger
Tunnel vision, by John Esslinger
Regent's Canal tunnel reflected, by Lee Jackson
Regent's Canal tunnel reflected, by Lee Jackson
Ready to roll, by LiamCH
Ready to roll, by LiamCH
The Brunel Tunnel, by Andrew Smith
The Brunel Tunnel, by Andrew Smith
The once futuristic road tunnel running under the Barbican, by Richard Watkins
The once futuristic road tunnel running under the Barbican, by Richard Watkins
True blue, by Mark Hawkins
True blue, by Mark Hawkins
Waterloo Tunnels, by Imran Ahmad
Waterloo Tunnels, by Imran Ahmad
Tunnel in Lewisham, by Andy Worthington
Tunnel in Lewisham, by Andy Worthington
An eerie Rotherhithe Tunnel, by O.F.E.
An eerie Rotherhithe Tunnel, by O.F.E.

London is a city of tunnels. Under our streets, the tube lines and sewers form a massive network (mapped here) but this selection focuses on the sorts of tunnels Londoners walk and drive through.

From the Brunel and Greenwich tunnels running under the river to the graffiti-covered  Waterloo tunnels, they all look rather damp and dreary. At least the unique perspective of tunnels make for interesting snaps.

All images from the Londonist Flickr pool: Mark Hawkins, Imran Ahmad, Gábor Hernádi, Andy Worthington, LiamCH, Lee Jackson, John Esslinger, O.F.E., Andrew Smith and Richard Watkins.

Last Updated 07 December 2012

James Guppy

What have you done with all the Londoner's using these tunnels then! :O)