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The Dorp Tunnel is the second longest on the Nordbahntrasse after the Scheetunnel. Always provides a nice cool in hot temperatures. Attention, please be sure to turn on the lights, as there are sporadic police checks at the entrance or exit every now and then.
August 2, 2019
Dorp tunnelInfo • Routes • SightsAuthor: Wikipedia| | PublicData source: D-468Copyright: Creative Commons 3.0The Dorper Tunnel, also known as the Dorp Tunnel, is a 488 m long railway tunnel in the urban area of Wuppertal. It is located on the Düsseldorf-Derendorf-Dortmund Süd railway line, which was opened in 1879 and has since been closed, in the urban area called "Wuppertaler Nordbahn", between the Wuppertal-Dorp stop and the Ottenbrucher train station and is crossed by the 46 federal motorway.
The tunnel is occasionally used in summer for screenings of movies. The tunnel is curved over the entire route. The tracks and signal systems have since been removed. The tunnel offers a very interesting backdrop for photographers. The tunnel has now been expanded as part of the northern railway line as a cycle and footpath and can be used day and night with LED lighting.
April 25, 2021
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