Hack Green Secret Nuclear Bunker

Date: 25 August 2021

Location: Hack Green, Nantwich, Cheshire 53.027496,-2.530728

The former air force base RAF Hack Green featured a reinforced concrete bunker, which was re-purposed as a Regional Government Headquarters (RGHQ) when the Home Office took over the site in 1976. The site became operational in 1984, responsible for ‘Home Defence Region 10’. There were 11 such regions, each with an RGHQ, across the UK forming a network intended to allow government to continue to function in the event of a nuclear attack on the UK. The network was abandoned in the early 1990s following the end of the Cold War. The bunker at Hack Green was purchased by Rodney Siebert and opened to the public as a museum in 1997.

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Merseyrail’s Lime Street Station, Liverpool

Lime Street Station

Lime Street Station

Date

21 November 2015

Location

Lime Street, Liverpool

SJ 35019 90544;
53.40767°N, 2.97895°W

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Liverpool’s Lime Street Station is the city centre’s main railway station and comprises Network Rail’s nine-platform mainline terminus together with Merseyrail’s single-platform underground station. It thus provides a connection between a branch of the West Coast Main Line and Merseyrail’s Wirral Line.

The underground station is one of six in Merseyrail’s network and was opened in 1977 on the completion of the new single-track Loop Line tunnel under the city centre. The latter links to the Mersey Railway Tunnel, which opened in 1886 to provide a rail link between Liverpool and Birkenhead under the River Mersey.

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