Worcester and Birmingham Canal (Diglis Junction to Diglis Basin)

The Worcester and Birmingham Canal (Diglis Junction to Diglis Basin) is a broad canal and is part of the Worcester and Birmingham Canal. It runs for 1¼ furlongs through 2 locks from Diglis Junction (where it joins the River Severn (main river - Stourport to Worcester) and the River Severn (main river - Worcester to Gloucester)) to Diglis Basin (where it joins the Worcester and Birmingham Canal (Diglis Basin to King's Norton Junction) and the Worcester and Birmingham Canal (Diglis Basin Marina Arm)).

The maximum dimensions for a boat to be able to travel on the waterway are 72 feet long and 18 feet and 10 inches wide. The maximum headroom is not known. The maximum draught is 6 feet and 7 inches.

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Diglis Junction
Junction of Worcester and Birmingham Canal with River Severn
Diglis Bottom Swing Bridge No 1 ¼ furlongs 0 locks
Diglis Bottom Lock No 1 ½ furlongs 0 locks
Diglis Locks Middle Basin ¾ furlongs 1 lock
Diglis Lock No 2 1 furlong 1 lock
Diglis Basin
Tow-path goes around the first basin
1¼ furlongs 2 locks
 
 
 
 Worcester & Birmingham Canal - Along the Towpath Full Length Walk
The Worcester and Birmingham Canal is a canal linking Birmingham and Worcester in England. It starts in Worcester, as an 'offshoot' of the River Severn (just...
 
 
 
 

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The Worcester and Birmingham Canal is a canal linking Birmingham and Worcester in England. It starts in Worcester, as an 'offshoot' of the River Severn (just after the river lock) and ends in Gas Street Basin in Birmingham. It is 29 miles (47 km) long. There are 58 locks in total on the canal, including the 30 Tardebigge Locks, one of the largest lock flights in Europe. The canal climbs 428 feet (130 m) from Worcester to Birmingham.

Other Wikipedia pages that might relate to Worcester and Birmingham Canal
[Diglis Basin] [Holliday Street Aqueduct] [Gas Street Basin] [Tardebigge Locks] [Tardebigge Engine House] [Dunhampstead] [Tardebigge] [Tardebigge Lake] [Wast Hills Tunnel]
Information retrieved Tuesday 29 December 2015 at 10:20