SP0887 : Curzon Street Tunnel, Grand Union Canal

near to Birmingham, Great Britain

Curzon Street Tunnel, Grand Union Canal
Curzon Street Tunnel, Grand Union Canal
A 147 metre long tunnel.
The Grand Union Canal
The Grand Union is a 137 mile (220km), 166 lock, 2 tunnel canal running between Brentford in London and Birmingham. It is the longest canal in Britain, and has 11 main arms and junctions. It takes over a week to navigate.

The Leicester arm branches off at Braunston and runs 66 miles long through 59 locks (including 2 staircase locks at Foxton) and 2 tunnels to Leicester where it continues into the River Soar.

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2011
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Saturday, 11 June, 2011   (more nearby)
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Tuesday, 18 October, 2011
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Canals 
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OSGB36: geotagged! SP 0809 8703 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:28.8681N 1:52.9385W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SP 0807 8701
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