Boaters who have been waiting for a chance to visit Liverpool or the Lancaster Canal are now able once again to make a booking.
Due to the water supply problems, on 5th July British Waterways stopped taking bookings for boats to use the Liverpool Canal Link to reach Liverpool Docks or the Ribble Link to reach the Lancaster Canal.
Today BW has announced that they have resumed taking bookings for passage from 1st September onwards. However, BW also warns that fluctuating water levels may result in changes at short notice.
Boaters wishing to book a passage through to Liverpool or to book a passage on the Ribble Link to get get to or from the Lancaster Canal should contact BW's Wigan office on 01942 405700.
The section of the Leeds and Liverpool Canal between Wigan junction and Holme Bridge Lock, Gargrave, will remain closed for the time being.
Liverpool Canal Link