Birmingham Canal Navigations (Birmingham and Fazeley Canal - Main Line)

The Birmingham Canal Navigations (Birmingham and Fazeley Canal - Main Line) is a narrow canal and is part of the Birmingham Canal Navigations (Birmingham and Fazeley Canal). It runs for 15 miles through 38 locks from Fazeley Junction (where it joins the Coventry Canal (Main Line - Hawkesbury to Fazeley) and the Birmingham Canal Navigations (Birmingham and Fazeley Canal - along route of Coventry Canal)) to Farmer's Bridge Junction (where it joins the Birmingham Canal Navigations (Newhall Branch)).

The maximum dimensions for a boat to be able to travel on the waterway are 70 feet and 7 inches long and 7 feet and 4 inches wide. The maximum headroom is 7 feet and 3 inches. The maximum draught is 4 feet and 7 inches.

It has junctions with the Grand Union Canal (Birmingham and Warwick Junction Canal) at Salford Junction South; with the Birmingham Canal Navigations (Birmingham and Fazeley Canal - Digbeth Branch) at Aston Junction and with the Birmingham Canal Navigations (Tame Valley Canal) at Salford Junction North.

Notable features of the waterway include: Farmer's Bridge Locks, Aston Locks, Minworth Locks, Curdworth Tunnel, Curdworth Locks and Factory Tunnel

The navigational authority for this waterway is Canal & River Trust

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Fazeley Junction
Junction of Birmingham and Fazeley and Coventry Canals
Watling Street Bridge ¼ furlongs 0 locks
Fazeley Visitor Moorings (Tolson's Mill)
7 day visitor moorings
½ furlongs 0 locks
Tolson's Footbridge
To Coleshill Street and Mill Street
1½ furlongs 0 locks
Bourne Brook Aqueduct 2¼ furlongs 0 locks
Fazeley Mill Marina 3¼ furlongs 0 locks
Coleshill Road Bridge Water Point
24 hour mooring
3½ furlongs 0 locks
Coleshill Road Bridge 3¾ furlongs 0 locks
Coleshill Road Bridge Winding hole 4 furlongs 0 locks
Debbies Day Boats & Drayton Boat Services
Home of Drayton Narrowboats Holidays
4¼ furlongs 0 locks
Drayton Manor Visitor Moorings
Moor here for Drayton Manor Theme Park
6½ furlongs 0 locks
Drayton Manor Bridges
There are two bridges here, a foot bridge and a swing bridge. These days the swing bridge is usually open
6¾ furlongs 0 locks
Drayton Brick Bridge 1 mile and 3¾ furlongs 0 locks
Fishers Mill Bridge 2 miles and 1 furlong 0 locks
Fishers Mill Aqueduct
Also called Langley Brook
2 miles and 1½ furlongs 0 locks
Site of Curdworth Conveyor Bridge 2 miles and 2¼ furlongs 0 locks
Gravel Pit Bridge 2 miles and 4½ furlongs 0 locks
Curdworth Winding Hole 3 miles and ¼ furlongs 0 locks
Canal Pool Moorings
Moor here for Kingsbury Water Park
3 miles and ½ furlongs 0 locks
Curdworth Bottom Lock No 38 3 miles and 1¼ furlongs 0 locks
Kingsbury Swing Bridge 3 miles and 1¼ furlongs 1 lock
Curdworth Lock 10 No 37
Also called Common Lock
3 miles and 4½ furlongs 1 lock
Bodymoor Heath Wharf 3 miles and 6½ furlongs 2 locks
Bodymoor Heath Bridge 3 miles and 6¾ furlongs 2 locks
Cheatles Farm Bridge 3 miles and 7¾ furlongs 2 locks
Curdworth Lock 9 No 36 3 miles and 7¾ furlongs 2 locks
Dog & Doublet PH 4 miles 3 locks
Dog & Doublet Visitor Moorings
48 hour moorings
4 miles and ½ furlongs 3 locks
Double Bridge 4 miles and ¾ furlongs 3 locks
Curdworth Lock 8 No 35 4 miles and 1 furlong 3 locks
Marston Field Bridge
Track to Himley Lane
4 miles and 4½ furlongs 4 locks
Curdworth Lock 7 No 34 4 miles and 4¾ furlongs 4 locks
White Bridge 4 miles and 7¼ furlongs 5 locks
Curdworth Lock 6 No 33 4 miles and 7½ furlongs 5 locks
Curdworth Lock 5 No 32 5 miles and ¾ furlongs 6 locks
Curdworth Lock 4 No 31 5 miles and 1½ furlongs 7 locks
Marston Lane Bridge 5 miles and 1½ furlongs 8 locks
Curdworth Lock 3 No 30 5 miles and 2 furlongs 8 locks
Curdworth Lock 2 No 29 5 miles and 2½ furlongs 9 locks
Willday's Farm Bridge 5 miles and 3 furlongs 10 locks
Fox's Bridge 5 miles and 3¾ furlongs 10 locks
Dunton Wharf Bridge 5 miles and 5½ furlongs 10 locks
Dunton Wharf
Arm is closed
5 miles and 6 furlongs 10 locks
Curdworth Lock Bridge 5 miles and 6¼ furlongs 10 locks
Curdworth Top Lock No 28 5 miles and 7 furlongs 10 locks
Winding Hole above Curdworth Top Lock 5 miles and 7 furlongs 11 locks
Curdworth Moorings (Unofficial) 5 miles and 7½ furlongs 11 locks
Baylis's Bridge 6 miles 11 locks
Curdworth Tunnel (Northeast end) 6 miles and 2½ furlongs 11 locks
Curdworth Tunnel (Southwest end) 6 miles and 2¾ furlongs 11 locks
Curdworth Visitor Moorings 6 miles and 3 furlongs 11 locks
Curdworth Bridge 6 miles and 3½ furlongs 11 locks
Curdworth Church Bridge 6 miles and 4½ furlongs 11 locks
Broad Balk Bridge 6 miles and 6½ furlongs 11 locks
Cuttle Bridge Inn
Formerley The Kingsley Pub
7 miles and ½ furlongs 11 locks
Wiggins Hill Bridge 7 miles and ¾ furlongs 11 locks
Wiggins Hill Bridge Moorings (West)
Offside moorings
7 miles and 1 furlong 11 locks
Site of Minworth Arm 7 miles and 2¼ furlongs 11 locks
Hare & Hounds PH 7 miles and 5½ furlongs 11 locks
Minworth Green Bridge 7 miles and 6 furlongs 11 locks
Old Kingsbury Road Bridge 7 miles and 7¼ furlongs 11 locks
The Boat Inn (Minworth) 7 miles and 7½ furlongs 11 locks
Dickens Bridge
Minworth
8 miles 11 locks
Caters Bridge 8 miles and 1 furlong 11 locks
Minworth Bottom Lock No 27 8 miles and 1 furlong 11 locks
New Kingbury Road Bridge 8 miles and 1½ furlongs 12 locks
Taylors Bridge 8 miles and 2¾ furlongs 12 locks
Minworth Railway Bridge 8 miles and 3 furlongs 12 locks
Forge Lane Bridge (Minworth) 8 miles and 3½ furlongs 12 locks
Minworth Middle Lock No 26 8 miles and 5½ furlongs 12 locks
The Drome Café and Fish Bar
This cafe and fish bar has closed.
8 miles and 6 furlongs 13 locks
Hansons Bridge 8 miles and 6 furlongs 13 locks
Site of Cincinatti Bridge
Demolished (Mar. 2017)
8 miles and 7 furlongs 13 locks
Minworth Services 8 miles and 7½ furlongs 13 locks
Minworth Top Lock No 25 8 miles and 7½ furlongs 13 locks
Minworth Pipe Bridge 8 miles and 7¾ furlongs 14 locks
Minworth Footbridge
Closed
9 miles 14 locks
The Tyburn House PH 9 miles and 1½ furlongs 14 locks
Tyburn Bridge 9 miles and 2 furlongs 14 locks
Berwood Bridge 9 miles and 4 furlongs 14 locks
Butler's Bridge 9 miles and 6 furlongs 14 locks
Brace Factory Bridge 10 miles and ¼ furlongs 14 locks
Wood Lane Bridge 10 miles and 3 furlongs 14 locks
Wood Lane Pipe Bridge 10 miles and 3¼ furlongs 14 locks
Bromford Bridge No 2 10 miles and 5¼ furlongs 14 locks
Bromford Bridge No 1 10 miles and 5¾ furlongs 14 locks
Bromford Wharf 10 miles and 6¼ furlongs 14 locks
Erdington Hall Bridge 11 miles and ¼ furlongs 14 locks
Factory over Canal (east end) 11 miles and ½ furlongs 14 locks
Factory over Canal (west end) 11 miles and 1¼ furlongs 14 locks
Troutpool Bridge 11 miles and 1½ furlongs 14 locks
New Troutpool Bridge 11 miles and 2¾ furlongs 14 locks
Troutpool Pipe Bridge 11 miles and 4 furlongs 14 locks
Salford Junction South 11 miles and 5½ furlongs 14 locks
Salford Junction North
Junction of B&F and Tame Valley Canals
11 miles and 5¾ furlongs 14 locks
Salford Turnover Bridge 11 miles and 5¾ furlongs 14 locks
Aston Motorway Bridge 11 miles and 6 furlongs 14 locks
River Tame Aqueduct - Salford 11 miles and 6 furlongs 14 locks
Cuckoo Bridge
With Pipe Bridge alongside
11 miles and 7½ furlongs 14 locks
Cuckoo Wharf 12 miles and ¼ furlongs 14 locks
Carter's Arm (closed)
Arm lead to Aston Coach Iron Works
12 miles and 1 furlong 14 locks
Dowler's Arm (closed)
The arm used to lead to some asphalt works
12 miles and 1¾ furlongs 14 locks
Former Edge Tool Works Arm 12 miles and 2 furlongs 14 locks
Holborn Hill Bridge
Access to the Swan and Mitre PH
12 miles and 2½ furlongs 14 locks
Aston Bottom Lock 11 No 24
Lock is underneath Aston Station Railway Bridge
12 miles and 2½ furlongs 14 locks
Aston Station Railway Bridge 12 miles and 2½ furlongs 15 locks
Thimble Mill Lane Bridge 12 miles and 4¼ furlongs 15 locks
Aston Lock 10 No 23 12 miles and 4¼ furlongs 15 locks
Bloomsbury Wharf (Arm) 12 miles and 4½ furlongs 16 locks
Aston Lock 9 No 22 12 miles and 6 furlongs 16 locks
Former Papermills Arms 12 miles and 6¾ furlongs 17 locks
Aston Business Park
Offside moorings
12 miles and 7 furlongs 17 locks
Rockey Lane Bridge
With attached Pipe Bridge
12 miles and 7½ furlongs 17 locks
Rocky Lane Electricy Cable Bridge 12 miles and 7¾ furlongs 17 locks
Avenue Road Bridge 13 miles and ½ furlongs 17 locks
Aston Lock 8 No 21 13 miles and ¾ furlongs 17 locks
Aston Lock 7 No 20 13 miles and 1¼ furlongs 18 locks
Former Gasworks Arms 13 miles and 1¾ furlongs 19 locks
Aston Lock 6 No 19 13 miles and 2 furlongs 19 locks
Waterlinks Pipe Bridge 13 miles and 2¼ furlongs 20 locks
Waterlinks Bridge 13 miles and 2¼ furlongs 20 locks
Aston Lock 5 No 18 13 miles and 2¼ furlongs 20 locks
Aston Lock 4 No 17 13 miles and 2¾ furlongs 21 locks
Aston Lock 3 No 16 13 miles and 3 furlongs 22 locks
Dartmouth Middleway Bridge 13 miles and 3¼ furlongs 23 locks
Aston Lock 2 No 15 13 miles and 3½ furlongs 23 locks
Aston Top Lock Turnover Bridge 13 miles and 3¾ furlongs 24 locks
Aston Top Lock No 14 13 miles and 3¾ furlongs 24 locks
Aston Roving Bridge 13 miles and 4 furlongs 25 locks
Aston Junction
Junction of B&F and Digbeth Branch Canals
13 miles and 4 furlongs 25 locks
Aston Road Bridge
Interchange of Aston Road and Corporation Street
13 miles and 4¼ furlongs 25 locks
City and St Stephen's Wharf Arms (closed) 13 miles and 5 furlongs 25 locks
Lancaster Street Bridge 13 miles and 6½ furlongs 25 locks
Barker Bridge 14 miles and ¼ furlongs 25 locks
Snow Hill Bridge 14 miles and 2 furlongs 25 locks
Farmer's Bridge Bottom Lock No 13 14 miles and 2 furlongs 25 locks
Snow Hill Railway Bridge 14 miles and 2¾ furlongs 26 locks
Livery Street Bridge 14 miles and 2¾ furlongs 26 locks
Farmer's Bridge Lock No 12 14 miles and 3 furlongs 26 locks
Ludgate Hill Bridge 14 miles and 3¾ furlongs 27 locks
Farmer's Bridge Lock No 11 14 miles and 4 furlongs 27 locks
Farmer's Bridge Lock No 10
Lock is beneath Brindley House
14 miles and 4¼ furlongs 28 locks
Farmer's Bridge Lock No 9
Lock is underneath Newhall Street Bridge
14 miles and 4¾ furlongs 29 locks
Farmer's Bridge Lock No 8 14 miles and 5 furlongs 30 locks
Farmer's Bridge Lock No 7 14 miles and 5¼ furlongs 31 locks
Farmer's Bridge Suspension Footbridge 14 miles and 5½ furlongs 32 locks
Farmer's Bridge Lock No 6 14 miles and 5¾ furlongs 32 locks
Farmer's Bridge Lock No 5 14 miles and 6 furlongs 33 locks
Saturday Bridge 14 miles and 6¼ furlongs 34 locks
Farmer's Bridge Lock No 4 14 miles and 6½ furlongs 34 locks
Farmer's Bridge Lock No 3 14 miles and 7 furlongs 35 locks
Farmer's Bridge Lock No 2 14 miles and 7¼ furlongs 36 locks
Farmer's Bridge 14 miles and 7¾ furlongs 37 locks
Farmer's Bridge Top Lock No 1 14 miles and 7¾ furlongs 37 locks
The Flapper & Firkin PH 14 miles and 7¾ furlongs 38 locks
Farmer's Bridge Junction
Junction of Birmingham and Fazeley Canal with Newhall Branch of BCN, which leads to Cambrian Wharf.
15 miles 38 locks
 
 
 
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BCN Main Line - Wikipedia
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Birmingham Canal Navigations - Wikipedia
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Information retrieved Saturday 16 September 2017 at 8:08
 
 

Wikipedia has a page about Birmingham Canal Navigations

Birmingham Canal Navigations (BCN) is a network of canals connecting Birmingham, Wolverhampton, and the eastern part of the Black Country. The BCN is connected to the rest of the English canal system at several junctions.

At its working peak, the BCN contained about 160 miles (257 km) of canals; today just over 100 miles (160 km) are navigable, and the majority of traffic is from tourist and residential narrowboats.

Other Wikipedia pages that might relate to Birmingham Canal Navigations
[Water levels of the Birmingham Canal Navigations] [Rushall Canal] [Rushall Junction] [Fazeley Junction] [Galton Bridge] [Walsall Canal] [Tame Valley Junction] [Birchills Junction] [Anson Branch]
Information retrieved Tuesday 29 December 2015 at 10:01