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Mersey Tunnel Tour

This is a guided tour of the Queensway Tunnel under the River Mersey

The Mersey Tunnel Tour takes you on a unique behind the scenes look at the famous Queensway Mersey Tunnel which opened in 1934. As well as learning about the construction of the tunnel, you will visit the original control room, see giant ventilation fans in action and go down to watch the traffic in the tunnel, deep below the city streets. You will be able to find out why the tunnels are so unique and also that they have featured in several Hollywood movies!


The tour will be led by a Mersey Tunnel Tour Guide.  This is a free to attend event.




Continuing Professional Development

This event can contribute towards your Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours as part of the IET's CPD monitoring scheme.


17 Feb 2020

4:30pm - 7:30pm

Add to Calendar 02/17/2020 16:30 02/17/2020 19:30 Mersey Tunnel Tour This is a guided visit to the road tunnel under the River Mersey which was opened in 1934 linking Liverpool and Birkenhead. Georges Dock Bldg, Georges Dockway, Liverpool L3 1DD, UK


Mersey and Western Cheshire - including Isle of Man Local Network

Registration Information

Please be advised that the tour is NOT suitable for anyone with breathing, mobility or sight difficulties.  Children have be over the over the age of 10 years and supervised by a responsible adult.

Register online to attend this event.


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Reasons to attend

  • Go beneath the city and walk under the Tunnel road surface

  • Visit a new Emergency Escape Refuge

  • See the giant ventilation fans working

  • Witness an engineering masterpiece first-hand.

  • Attending this event can be used to build your CPD record


Queensway Mersey Tunnel

Georges Dock Building, Georges Dockway
L3 1DD
United Kingdom


4:30 p.m. networking and registration (note: there are no refreshments at this event)

5:00 p.m. Tour starts

7:30 p.m. Tour ends