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Beaminster Tunnel Collapse

The Beaminster Tunnel in Dorset is unlikely to be re-opened for several months.

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Beaminster tunnel unlikely to open for several months

The Beaminster Tunnel in Dorset is unlikely to be re-opened for several months.

It was closed earlier this month after a landslip that killed two people.

The tunnel was closed earlier this month after a landslip that killed two people. Credit: Emma Hallett/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Engineers have found that the slope at both ends of the tunnel is extremely dangerous and liable to further collapses. Dorset County Council has brought in experts to find the best way forward.

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