A tidal drain at South Yarra, Melbourne, in 2008. The installation of litter-trapping equipment now prevents access.
Photo: Victoria Kolankiewicz
What was once the stuff of urban legends now spreads virally through social media claims the tunnels beneath our cities are used for child trafficking. The truth is both more mundane and important.
Plotting a route out? German prisoners in Britain during WWII.
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Scientists have uncovered a hidden tunnel left in remarkable condition at a now derelict prison in Bridgend, South Wales.
The evidence that living near exhaust stacks from busy tunnels harms your lungs is far from settled.
As the latest controversy about tunnel exhaust stacks and respiratory health plays out in the media, some community members are proposing solutions that just don’t make sense.
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Stonehenge has a traffic problem. But building a £1.4 billion tunnel is not the answer.
Under the sea or through mountains, it’s all the same.
Londoners will be aware that there is a lot of work going on under their feet at the moment. There is the new Crossrail railway with eight subterranean stations, expansion of Tottenham Court Road, Bond…