Metrolink Footbridge

Albion Street, Castlefield, Manchester, Greater Manchester, England, United Kingdom
 
Metrolink Footbridge is a minor waterways place on the Rochdale Canal between Castlefield Junction (Junction of Bridgewater and Rochdale Canals) (2½ furlongs and 2 locks to the west) and Ducie Street Junction (Junction of Rochdale and Ashton Canals) (7¼ furlongs and 7 locks to the east).
 
 
The nearest place in the direction of Castlefield Junction is Whitworth Street West Footbridge No 3; a few yards away.
 
The nearest place in the direction of Ducie Street Junction is Albion Mills Lock No 90; ¼ furlongs away.

Mooring here is unrated

There is a bridge here which takes a footpath over the canal.

 
This bridge provides pedestian access between Whitworth Street on the right and the Metrolink station on the left.
Copyright: Peter Stockdale
Taken: 3 December 2017

Clearly not disabled user friendly. It does however contribute to the world record of the most bridges over a navigable waterway within two hundred metres - unless anybody has come across a more bridge dense section elsewhere,that I have missed!

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Nearest water point

Staffordshire, Kenworthy and other Arms — 2¾ furlongs and 2 locks away
Travel to Castlefield Junction, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Main Line) to Staffordshire, Kenworthy and other Arms
Potato Wharf Arm & The New Basin — 3½ furlongs and 2 locks away
Travel to Castlefield Junction, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Main Line) to Potato Wharf Arm & The New Basin
New Islington Marina — 1 mile, 1¾ furlongs and 9 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Sowerby Bridge Junction
Stretford Marina — 3 miles, 2 furlongs and 2 locks away
Travel to Castlefield Junction, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Main Line) to Stretford Marina
Watch House Cruising Club — 4 miles, 2¼ furlongs and 2 locks away
Travel to Castlefield Junction, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Main Line) to Watch House Cruising Club
Fairfield Junction — 4 miles, 5½ furlongs and 25 locks away
Travel to Ducie Street Junction, then on the Ashton Canal to Fairfield Junction
Worsley Visitor Moorings — 7 miles, 4 furlongs and 2 locks away
Travel to Castlefield Junction, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Main Line) to Stretford - Waters Meeting, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Stretford and Leigh Branch) to Worsley Visitor Moorings
The Rose of Lancaster PH — 7 miles, 5½ furlongs and 27 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Sowerby Bridge Junction
Bridgewater Marina — 8 miles, 7¾ furlongs and 2 locks away
Travel to Castlefield Junction, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Main Line) to Stretford - Waters Meeting, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Stretford and Leigh Branch) to Bridgewater Marina
Ye Olde Number 3 Transit Moorings — 11 miles, 1¼ furlongs and 2 locks away
Travel to Castlefield Junction, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Main Line) to Ye Olde Number 3 Transit Moorings
Staley Hall Lock No 8W — 12 miles, 1 furlong and 32 locks away
Travel to Ducie Street Junction, then on the Ashton Canal to Ashton-under-Lyne Junction, then on the Huddersfield Narrow Canal to Staley Hall Lock No 8W
Grove Road Bridge No 96 — 12 miles, 1¾ furlongs and 33 locks away
Travel to Ducie Street Junction, then on the Ashton Canal to Ashton-under-Lyne Junction, then on the Huddersfield Narrow Canal to Grove Road Bridge No 96
Marple Junction — 15 miles, 2¼ furlongs and 41 locks away
Travel to Ducie Street Junction, then on the Ashton Canal to Dukinfield Junction, then on the Peak Forest Canal (Lower) to Marple Junction
Marple Services — 15 miles, 3 furlongs and 41 locks away
Travel to Ducie Street Junction, then on the Ashton Canal to Dukinfield Junction, then on the Peak Forest Canal (Lower) to Marple Junction, then on the Macclesfield Canal to Marple Services
Plank Lane Visitor Moorings — 15 miles, 4½ furlongs and 2 locks away
Travel to Castlefield Junction, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Main Line) to Stretford - Waters Meeting, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Stretford and Leigh Branch) to Leigh Bridge No 11, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Leigh Branch) to Plank Lane Visitor Moorings
Littleborough Sanitary Station — 16 miles, 4¼ furlongs and 44 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Sowerby Bridge Junction
Wool Road Lock No 24W — 18 miles, 2¼ furlongs and 48 locks away
Travel to Ducie Street Junction, then on the Ashton Canal to Ashton-under-Lyne Junction, then on the Huddersfield Narrow Canal to Wool Road Lock No 24W
Braidbar Boats — 19 miles, ½ furlongs and 41 locks away
Travel to Ducie Street Junction, then on the Ashton Canal to Dukinfield Junction, then on the Peak Forest Canal (Lower) to Marple Junction, then on the Macclesfield Canal to Braidbar Boats

Nearest rubbish disposal

Marple Junction — 15 miles, 2¼ furlongs and 41 locks away
Travel to Ducie Street Junction, then on the Ashton Canal to Dukinfield Junction, then on the Peak Forest Canal (Lower) to Marple Junction
Marple Services — 15 miles, 3 furlongs and 41 locks away
Travel to Ducie Street Junction, then on the Ashton Canal to Dukinfield Junction, then on the Peak Forest Canal (Lower) to Marple Junction, then on the Macclesfield Canal to Marple Services
Plank Lane Pump Out — 15 miles, 4¾ furlongs and 2 locks away
Travel to Castlefield Junction, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Main Line) to Stretford - Waters Meeting, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Stretford and Leigh Branch) to Leigh Bridge No 11, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Leigh Branch) to Plank Lane Pump Out
Braidbar Boats — 19 miles, ½ furlongs and 41 locks away
Travel to Ducie Street Junction, then on the Ashton Canal to Dukinfield Junction, then on the Peak Forest Canal (Lower) to Marple Junction, then on the Macclesfield Canal to Braidbar Boats

Nearest chemical toilet disposal

Potato Wharf Arm & The New Basin — 3½ furlongs and 2 locks away
Travel to Castlefield Junction, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Main Line) to Potato Wharf Arm & The New Basin
Watch House Cruising Club — 4 miles, 2¼ furlongs and 2 locks away
Travel to Castlefield Junction, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Main Line) to Watch House Cruising Club
Fairfield Junction — 4 miles, 5½ furlongs and 25 locks away
Travel to Ducie Street Junction, then on the Ashton Canal to Fairfield Junction
Worsley Visitor Moorings — 7 miles, 4 furlongs and 2 locks away
Travel to Castlefield Junction, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Main Line) to Stretford - Waters Meeting, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Stretford and Leigh Branch) to Worsley Visitor Moorings
Grove Road Bridge No 96 — 12 miles, 1¾ furlongs and 33 locks away
Travel to Ducie Street Junction, then on the Ashton Canal to Ashton-under-Lyne Junction, then on the Huddersfield Narrow Canal to Grove Road Bridge No 96
Oughtrington Wharf — 12 miles, 7¼ furlongs and 2 locks away
Travel to Castlefield Junction, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Main Line) to Oughtrington Wharf
Marple Junction — 15 miles, 2¼ furlongs and 41 locks away
Travel to Ducie Street Junction, then on the Ashton Canal to Dukinfield Junction, then on the Peak Forest Canal (Lower) to Marple Junction
Marple Services — 15 miles, 3 furlongs and 41 locks away
Travel to Ducie Street Junction, then on the Ashton Canal to Dukinfield Junction, then on the Peak Forest Canal (Lower) to Marple Junction, then on the Macclesfield Canal to Marple Services
Littleborough Sanitary Station — 16 miles, 4¼ furlongs and 44 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Sowerby Bridge Junction

Nearest place to turn

Castlefield Junction — 2½ furlongs and 2 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Castlefield Junction
Staffordshire, Kenworthy and other Arms — 2¾ furlongs and 2 locks away
Travel to Castlefield Junction, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Main Line) to Staffordshire, Kenworthy and other Arms
Grocer's Wharf — 3¼ furlongs and 2 locks away
Travel to Castlefield Junction, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Main Line) to Grocer's Wharf
Potato Wharf Arm & The New Basin — 3½ furlongs and 2 locks away
Travel to Castlefield Junction, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Main Line) to Potato Wharf Arm & The New Basin
Hulme Locks Branch - Bridgewater Canal Junction — 4¾ furlongs and 2 locks away
Travel to Castlefield Junction, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Main Line) to Hulme Locks Branch - Bridgewater Canal Junction
Hulme Hall Road Winding Hole — 6 furlongs and 2 locks away
Travel to Castlefield Junction, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Main Line) to Hulme Hall Road Winding Hole
Ducie Street Junction — 7¼ furlongs and 7 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Sowerby Bridge Junction
Middlewood Basin No 1 — 1 mile, 1¾ furlongs and 5 locks away
Travel to Castlefield Junction, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Main Line) to Hulme Locks Branch - Bridgewater Canal Junction, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Hulme Locks Branch) to River Irwell - Hulme Locks Branch Junction, then on the Manchester Ship Canal (River Irwell Upper Reach) to Manchester, Bolton and Bury Canal - River Irwell Junction, then on the Manchester Bolton and Bury Canal (Main Line) to Middlewood Basin No 1
New Islington Marina — 1 mile, 1¾ furlongs and 9 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Sowerby Bridge Junction
Middlewood Basin No 2 — 1 mile, 2 furlongs and 5 locks away
Travel to Castlefield Junction, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Main Line) to Hulme Locks Branch - Bridgewater Canal Junction, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Hulme Locks Branch) to River Irwell - Hulme Locks Branch Junction, then on the Manchester Ship Canal (River Irwell Upper Reach) to Manchester, Bolton and Bury Canal - River Irwell Junction, then on the Manchester Bolton and Bury Canal (Main Line) to Middlewood Basin No 2
Pomona Lock Branch Junction — 1 mile, 2½ furlongs and 2 locks away
Travel to Castlefield Junction, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Main Line) to Pomona Lock Branch Junction
Salford Tunnel Basin — 1 mile, 3 furlongs and 6 locks away
Travel to Castlefield Junction, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Main Line) to Hulme Locks Branch - Bridgewater Canal Junction, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Hulme Locks Branch) to River Irwell - Hulme Locks Branch Junction, then on the Manchester Ship Canal (River Irwell Upper Reach) to Manchester, Bolton and Bury Canal - River Irwell Junction, then on the Manchester Bolton and Bury Canal (Main Line) to Salford Tunnel Basin
Butler Lane Lock Winding Hole — 1 mile, 5½ furlongs and 10 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Sowerby Bridge Junction
New Viaduct Winding Hole — 2 miles, 1¼ furlongs and 10 locks away
Travel to Ducie Street Junction, then on the Ashton Canal to New Viaduct Winding Hole
Ashton New Road Winding Hole — 2 miles, 6¾ furlongs and 14 locks away
Travel to Ducie Street Junction, then on the Ashton Canal to Ashton New Road Winding Hole
Stretford - Waters Meeting — 3 miles and 2 locks away
Travel to Castlefield Junction, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Main Line) to Stretford - Waters Meeting
Stretford Marina — 3 miles, 2 furlongs and 2 locks away
Travel to Castlefield Junction, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Main Line) to Stretford Marina
Clayton Junction — 3 miles, 3¼ furlongs and 17 locks away
Travel to Ducie Street Junction, then on the Ashton Canal to Clayton Junction
Edge Lane Winding Hole — 4 miles, ½ furlongs and 2 locks away
Travel to Castlefield Junction, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Main Line) to Edge Lane Winding Hole
Trafford Park Winding Hole — 4 miles, 2½ furlongs and 2 locks away
Travel to Castlefield Junction, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Main Line) to Stretford - Waters Meeting, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Stretford and Leigh Branch) to Trafford Park Winding Hole

Nearest self-operated pump-out

New Islington Marina — 1 mile, 1¾ furlongs and 9 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Sowerby Bridge Junction
Plank Lane Pump Out — 15 miles, 4¾ furlongs and 2 locks away
Travel to Castlefield Junction, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Main Line) to Stretford - Waters Meeting, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Stretford and Leigh Branch) to Leigh Bridge No 11, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Leigh Branch) to Plank Lane Pump Out
Wool Road Bridge No 70 — 18 miles, 1¾ furlongs and 48 locks away
Travel to Ducie Street Junction, then on the Ashton Canal to Ashton-under-Lyne Junction, then on the Huddersfield Narrow Canal to Wool Road Bridge No 70

Nearest boatyard pump-out

Stretford Marina — 3 miles, 2 furlongs and 2 locks away
Travel to Castlefield Junction, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Main Line) to Stretford Marina
Bridgewater Marina — 8 miles, 7¾ furlongs and 2 locks away
Travel to Castlefield Junction, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Main Line) to Stretford - Waters Meeting, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Stretford and Leigh Branch) to Bridgewater Marina
Oughtrington Wharf — 12 miles, 7¼ furlongs and 2 locks away
Travel to Castlefield Junction, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Main Line) to Oughtrington Wharf
Braidbar Boats — 19 miles, ½ furlongs and 41 locks away
Travel to Ducie Street Junction, then on the Ashton Canal to Dukinfield Junction, then on the Peak Forest Canal (Lower) to Marple Junction, then on the Macclesfield Canal to Braidbar Boats
New Mills Marina — 19 miles, 2¼ furlongs and 41 locks away
Travel to Ducie Street Junction, then on the Ashton Canal to Dukinfield Junction, then on the Peak Forest Canal (Lower) to Marple Junction, then on the Peak Forest Canal (Upper) to New Mills Marina
 

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