10th April 2011
The half mile or so of the Old Main Line heading towards Spon Lane Junction is mostly under the M5, with its supporting pillars carefully positioned either side of the navigation.
On the right the Titford Canal heads up to the Titford Pools reservoir. In 2005 we got half way up the six Oldbury Locks before being told we couldn't go any further as there was a BW maintenance boat sunk at the top lock. We managed to wind - just - and went back down. This year we didn't have time to do justice to the canal, so it joins the list of canals still to be "done".
Titford Canal from Oldbury Junction
And so to Church - We had help from a local towpath walker, who seemed to know what he was doing, down Barrowford locks, which made things a lot easier. The urban stretch ...
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