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Stoppages on the Dudley Canal 1 & 2

A map of the Dudley Canal 1 & 2

The map displays a range of services available on the Dudley Canal 1 & 2. Simply click the box next to any service being displayed in the Map Key on the left of your screen.


to see the complete range of services available on the canal.

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A brief history of the Dudley Canal 1 & 2

Canal Details
Canal length : 9.7 miles
Locks : 12
Boat Length : 70ft
Height : 7ft 5ins
Width : 7ft 4ins
Draught : 4ft 4ins

The canal was built to transport coal from the Dudley coalfields to the glass manufacturers around Stourbridge.The Stourbridge and Dudley canals were originally proposed in 1775 as a single canal but met fierce oppostion from the Birminham Canals. Although largely complete by 1779, it was not finished until 1781.

The canal provides a link between the Dudly Canal and the Staffs and Worcester Canal and consequently is linked through to the River Severn.

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