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Landslide - Shortwood Tunnel West Portal, Worcester & Birmingham Canal

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From Date:20/10/2023 11:00
To Date:25/11/2023 09:00 inclusive
Type:Navigation Closure
Is the towpath closed?Yes


A landslide has caused trees and mud to fall into the canal at Shortwood Tunnel West Portal, on the Worcester & Birmingham Canal. As a result, we have had to close the navigation and towpath along this section.

Our team are on the way to assess the situation. We will provide a further update as soon as we receive one.

Closest waterway:Worcester & Birmingham Canal.
Starts at:Shortwood Tunnel West Portal
Ends at:Shortwood Tunnel West Portal
Upstream winding hole:Before Bridge 60
Downstream winding hole:Bridge 57 Tardebigge-Old Wharf