Peak Forest Canal (Whaley Bridge Branch)

The Peak Forest Canal (Whaley Bridge Branch) is a narrow canal and is part of the Peak Forest Canal. It runs for 4 furlongs from Whaley Bridge Transhipment Warehouse (which is a dead end) to Whaley Bridge Branch Junction (where it joins the Peak Forest Canal (Upper)).

The maximum dimensions for a boat to be able to travel on the waterway are 72 feet long and 7 feet wide. The maximum headroom is 6 feet and 5 inches. The maximum draught is 4 feet and 5 inches.

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Whaley Bridge Transhipment Warehouse
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Whaley Bridge Wharf a few yards 0 locks
Whaley Bridge Services ½ furlongs 0 locks
Whaley Bridge Winding Hole ½ furlongs 0 locks
Whaley Bridge Visitor Moorings 1 furlong 0 locks
Supermarket Bridge No 37A 2¾ furlongs 0 locks
Whaley Bridge Branch Junction
Junction with Whaley Bridge Branch
4 furlongs 0 locks
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The Peak Forest Canal is a narrow (7-foot (2.13 m) gauge) locked artificial waterway in northern England. It is 14.8 miles (23.8 km) long and forms part of the connected English/Welsh inland waterway network.

Other Wikipedia pages that might relate to Peak Forest Canal
[Dukinfield Junction] [Woodley, Greater Manchester] [Furness Vale] [Dukinfield Central railway station] [Whaley Bridge] [Canals in Cheshire] [Ashton Canal] [Cheshire Ring] [List of canal tunnels in the United Kingdom]
Information retrieved Tuesday 29 December 2015 at 12:01