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The Old and The New, and somewhere in between

Sat 24th Sep 2022

Walk Details:

Event Type
Group Walk
Region / Area
Central England / West Midlands
Local Group
Heart of England
Start Time
Outside the entrance to Smethwick Galton Bridge railway station

An exploration of the Old and New Main Line canals, running between Birmingham and Wolverhampton. From Galton Bridge, out along James Brindley's Old canal, passing through the industrial Black Country to reach Coseley,where we turn onto the Bradley Arm, a section of which is currently undergoing restoration. This links to the Walsall Canal, which then joins Thomas Telford's New canal, leading back to Galton Bridge

General Notes
Joint Walk with the LDWA History Group. Direct trains to Smethwick GB from Birmingham, Kidderminster, Worcester and Solihull
Graham Jones
Start and Finish

Entry Details:



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