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Stoppages on the Erewash Canal

A map of the Erewash Canal

The map displays a range of services available on the Erewash Canal. 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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Boat Yards
Winding Holes
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A brief history of the Erewash Canal

Canal Details
Canal length : 11.6 miles
Locks : 15
Boat Length : 72ft
Height : 7ft 4ins
Width : 10ft 6ins
Draught : 2ft 6ins

The Erewash Canal joins Loughborough to the River and River Trent. The canal was completed in 1779 and linked the Derbyshire coal fields to the River Trent. It was a commercially very successful mainly due to the transportation of coal.

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