Pennine Waterways News

Friday 26 February 2010

Hold-up on Aire and Calder

Traffic on the Wakefield branch of the Aire and Calder has been interrupted by a stoppage at Birkwood Lock, near Stanley Ferry.

According to BW, the sluice mechanisms are not operating correctly and passage through the lock is not possible.

BW is sourcing the materials needed for the repair and work is scheduled to begin on Tueasday 2nd March. It is hoped that the lock can re-open on Wednesday 3rd March.

Enquiries about this stoppage should be made to BW on 0113 2816800.

Birkwood Lock

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