Dartford Cable Tunnel

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Coordinates: 51°28′5″N 0°14′58″E / 51.46806°N 0.24944°E / 51.46806; 0.24944 The Dartford Cable Tunnel is an £11,000,000 tunnel upstream of the Dartford Crossing built in 2003-4. Its diameter is ~3m. It is designed to carry and allow for maintenance of 400kV National Grid electrical cable beneath the Thames; it is accessible by foot as a crossing of the Thames, but by authorised personnel only.[1][2][3][4][5][5]

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  1. ^ Nicolas Janberg (2014-07-23). "Dartford Cable Tunnel (Dartford, 2005) | Structurae". En.structurae.de. Retrieved 2015-07-15. 
  2. ^ "New current flows under the Thames". Abb.co.uk. 2006-05-15. Retrieved 2015-07-15. 
  3. ^ "National Grid builds new Thames tunnel at Dartford | Online news | New Civil Engineer". Nce.co.uk. 2003-05-01. Retrieved 2015-07-15. 
  4. ^ "ABB completes Dartford Cable Tunnel HV cable installation | Voltimum UK". Voltimum.co.uk. 2006-04-03. Retrieved 2015-07-15. 
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