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The Colinton Tunnel - preserving history and heritage

One quarter complete!  More than 32 metres of brilliantly illustrated poetry.  Simply stunning!

There's also  the striking new image just outside the Slateford end of the tunnel!  Watch that space - the platform will fill up soon.

This exciting major project is creating an enchanting mural in a Victorian railway tunnel, in order to preserve local history and make people smile. 

Read the RLS poem: http://www.scottishpoetrylibrary.org.uk/poetry/poems/railway-carriage

  It is turning a dark and slightly forbidding tunnel into a safe and welcoming home for Scotland's largest historical mural, celebrating the industrial, social, artistic and literary history of our community.

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We've been busy! See our Latest News page. 

Thank you also to everyone who has donated to the project - we really appreciate your generosity.  If you haven't donated yet, please consider doing so and don't forget that Gift Aid can add £12.50 to every £50 that you give.  See the "How can you help" link or just click the red button below to go to Virgin Money Giving:

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Here are a couple of the recent images at the Slateford end.  The train is just outside the tunnel, and the waiting passengers will be along shortly.  The horses are a detail from the line "here is a cart run away in the road".  Wow!

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Huge thanks you to our generous sponsors, who include:

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