Old Main Line

Start date: November 12, 2021
End date: November 27, 2021
Planned Stoppages

Railway Bridge, Coneygree

RESTRICTION (6pm Monday 22 November until 6am Friday 26 November 2021)

From 6pm 22nd November to 6am 26th November, the towpath between Pitchfork Bridge to Randalls Bridge will be closed and navigation restriction applies. Midland Metro Alliance will install the new bridge deck and cill beams for the Wednesbury to Brierley Hill metro extension. A diversion route will be displayed on site, please take extra care when following the diversion to re join towpath.

Lifting operations over the canal will take place between 6pm to 6am the following morning during the works period. Between 6pm and 9pm, navigation restriction applies. We kindly ask boating customers to be prepared for a short delay. Works will be temporarily stopped and area made safe for boats to pass through the work site. Please follow banksman directions.

From 9pm to 6am the following morning, the canal will be closed whilst the bridge deck and cill beams are lifted into place. The canal will re-open at 6am each morning for boating to resume. 

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