Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Walton Summit Branch - Original Route of Lancaster Canal)

The Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Walton Summit Branch - Original Route of Lancaster Canal) is a broad canal and is part of the Leeds and Liverpool Canal. It runs for 2 furlongs from Town Lane Bridge (which is a dead end) to Walton Summit Branch Junction (where it joins the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Wigan to Leeds)).

The maximum dimensions for a boat to be able to travel on the waterway are 62 feet long and 14 feet wide. The maximum headroom is 10 feet. The maximum draught is 2 feet.

This waterway is excluded by default from route planning with the following explanation: "closed to boaters."

The navigational authority for this waterway is Canal & River Trust

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Town Lane Bridge
End of the Walton Summit Branch
Walton Summit Junction Footbridge No 80A 1¾ furlongs 0 locks
Walton Summit Branch Junction
The branch is the original route of Lancaster Canal
2 furlongs 0 locks
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Wikipedia has a page about Leeds and Liverpool Canal

The Leeds and Liverpool Canal is a canal in Northern England, linking the cities of Leeds and Liverpool. Over a distance of 127 miles (204 km), it crosses the Pennines, and includes 91 locks on the main line. It has several small branches, and in the early 21st century a new link was constructed into the Liverpool docks system.

Other Wikipedia pages that might relate to Leeds and Liverpool Canal
[Leeds and Liverpool Canal Society] [Lancaster Canal] [Manchester Bolton & Bury Canal] [Salisbury Dock] [Downholland] [River Lostock] [River Douglas (Lancashire)] [Thackley] [Ewood Aqueduct]
Information retrieved Tuesday 29 December 2015 at 10:13