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Dalveen Tunnel on the Southern railway line, 2015
|Location||Warwick to Wallangarra railway line, Dalveen, Southern Downs Region, Queensland, Australia|
|Design period||1870s - 1890s (late 19th century)|
|Built||1878 - 1880|
|Official name: Dalveen Tunnel|
|Type||state heritage (built)|
|Designated||28 July 2000|
|Significant period||1870s, 1880s (fabric)|
|Significant components||tunnel - railway, cutting - railway|
Dalveen Tunnel is a heritage-listed tunnel on the Warwick to Wallangarra railway line, Dalveen, Southern Downs Region, Queensland, Australia. It was built from 1878 to 1880 by J Garget. It was added to the Queensland Heritage Register on 28 July 2000.
The Dalveen tunnel is situated at 183 miles (295 km) from Roma Street railway station on the Southern Line between Warwick and Wallangarra. The tunnel is of semi-elliptical cross-section, and is brick lines with brick arches and brick portals featuring sandstone quoins. The southern portal (Dalveen portal) features a date of 1880.
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