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Stoppages on the Shropshire Union Canal

A map of the Shropshire Union Canal

The map displays a range of services available on the Shropshire Union 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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A brief history of the Shropshire Union Canal

Canal Details

Summarised data for all 2 branches:

Canal length : 76 miles
Locks : 51

The Shropshire Union Canal and runs from Ellesere Port on the River Mersey to Autherley Junction, near Wolverhamption, where it meets the Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal. The Llangollen and Montgomery canals are modern names for two branches of the canal.

The Middlewich Branch connects the Shropshire Union Canal to the Trent and Mersey Canal. With the second connection to Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal, the canal is part of the imporant Four Counties Ring.

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