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Shropshire Union - Middlewich Branch

Shropshire Union - Middlewich Branch click to see more details of the waterway - including the table of distances. For details of the meanings of these various statistics see the Cruise Times Index Page

FromTo MilesLocksAve TimeAve L/MMax TimeMax L/MMin TimeMin L/MNo Voy
Cholmondeston Lock No 1Minshull Mill Bridge No 143.5012hr 40min1.692hr 40min1.692hr 40min1.691
Cholmondeston Lock No 1Wardle Lock No 48.6334hr 31min2.575hr 25min2.153hr 30min3.323
Brickyard Bridge No 6Wimboldsley Bridge No 214.1312hr 40min1.922hr 40min1.922hr 40min1.921

From the Shropshire Union - Middlewich Branch to the Shropshire Union - Llangollen Canal

FromTo MilesLocksAve TimeAve L/MMax TimeMax L/MMin TimeMin L/MNo Voy
Minshull Mill Bridge No 14Hurleston Junction6.2522hr 55min2.832hr 55min2.832hr 55min2.831

From the Shropshire Union - Middlewich Branch to the Shropshire Union Main Line

FromTo MilesLocksAve TimeAve L/MMax TimeMax L/MMin TimeMin L/MNo Voy
Cholmondeston Lock No 1Hurleston Junction2.7511hr 10min3.211hr 10min3.211hr 10min3.211
Cholmondeston Lock No 1Barbridge Junction1.3800hr 45min1.830hr 45min1.830hr 45min1.831
Brickyard Bridge No 6Barbridge Junction2.8811hr 45min2.211hr 45min2.211hr 45min2.211
Minshull Mill Bridge No 14Hurleston Junction6.2522hr 30min3.302hr 30min3.302hr 30min3.301
Wimboldsley Bridge No 21Bate's Mill Bridge No 10912.7588hr 55min2.338hr 55min2.338hr 55min2.331
Wardle Lock No 4Barbridge Junction10.0034hr 10min3.244hr 20min3.234hr 0min3.252

From the Shropshire Union - Middlewich Branch to the Trent and Mersey Canal

FromTo MilesLocksAve TimeAve L/MMax TimeMax L/MMin TimeMin L/MNo Voy
Minshull Mill Bridge No 14King's Lock No 715.2522hr 45min2.642hr 45min2.642hr 45min2.641
Wimboldsley Bridge No 21Middlewich Bridge No 1723.3853hr 10min2.643hr 15min2.583hr 5min2.722
Wardle Lock No 4Wheelock Bottom Lock No 666.0053hr 18min3.434hr 0min3.002hr 55min3.773
Wardle Lock No 4Middlewich Bridge No 1720.3831hr 5min3.581hr 5min4.041hr 5min3.122

Shropshire Union Montgomery Canal

Shropshire Union Montgomery Canal click to see more details of the waterway - including the table of distances. For details of the meanings of these various statistics see the Cruise Times Index Page

FromTo MilesLocksAve TimeAve L/MMax TimeMax L/MMin TimeMin L/MNo Voy
Frankton JunctionQueens Head Inn4.1352hr 45min3.322hr 45min3.322hr 45min3.321

From the Shropshire Union Montgomery Canal to the Shropshire Union - Llangollen Canal

FromTo MilesLocksAve TimeAve L/MMax TimeMax L/MMin TimeMin L/MNo Voy
Frankton JunctionEllesmere Branch Junction3.3800hr 55min3.680hr 55min3.680hr 55min3.681
Queens Head InnFrankton Junction4.1352hr 15min4.062hr 15min4.062hr 15min4.061

Shropshire Union Main Line

Shropshire Union Main Line click to see more details of the waterway - including the table of distances. For details of the meanings of these various statistics see the Cruise Times Index Page

FromTo MilesLocksAve TimeAve L/MMax TimeMax L/MMin TimeMin L/MNo Voy
Autherley Junction Stop Lock No 1Brewood Bridge No 145.0001hr 50min2.731hr 50min2.731hr 50min2.731
Autherley Junction Stop Lock No 1Watling Street Aqueduct6.1302hr 32min2.412hr 35min2.372hr 30min2.452
Autherley Junction Stop Lock No 1Wheaton Aston Lock No 27.7513hr 16min2.673hr 20min2.633hr 15min2.693
Autherley Junction Stop Lock No 1Cowley Tunnel No 3312.5015hr 2min2.685hr 15min2.574hr 50min2.792
Autherley Junction Stop Lock No 1Gnosall Bridge No 3513.0015hr 6min2.745hr 15min2.675hr 0min2.803
Autherley Junction Stop Lock No 1Norbury Junction15.5015hr 44min2.885hr 50min2.835hr 40min2.912
Autherley Junction Stop Lock No 1Shebdon Aqueduct19.0017hr 4min2.837hr 20min2.736hr 55min2.893
Autherley Junction Stop Lock No 1Goldstone Bridge No 5523.0018hr 26min2.848hr 35min2.808hr 5min2.975
Autherley Junction Stop Lock No 1Tyrley Top Lock No 325.2529hr 47min2.7810hr 40min2.558hr 55min3.062
Autherley Junction Stop Lock No 1Market Drayton Bridge No 6226.63710hr 48min3.1112hr 20min2.739hr 50min3.429
Autherley Junction Stop Lock No 1Adderley Top Lock No 828.88711hr 26min3.1311hr 30min3.1211hr 25min3.141
Autherley Junction Stop Lock No 1Adderley Bottom Lock No 1230.131112hr 22min3.3212hr 35min3.2712hr 10min3.381
Autherley Junction Stop Lock No 1Audlem Top Lock No 1331.501312hr 56min3.4413hr 10min3.3812hr 40min3.514
Autherley Junction Stop Lock No 1Audlem Lock No 2432.752415hr 10min3.7415hr 45min3.6014hr 40min3.876
Autherley Junction Stop Lock No 1Audlem Bottom Lock No 2733.132715hr 4min3.9915hr 20min3.9214hr 55min4.032
Autherley Junction Stop Lock No 1Hack Green Locks Nos 28 and 2936.632916hr 31min3.9716hr 35min3.9616hr 30min3.981
Autherley Junction Stop Lock No 1Nantwich Basin38.882917hr 51min3.8118hr 15min3.7317hr 15min3.9410
Autherley Junction Stop Lock No 1Hurleston Junction40.752918hr 57min3.6919hr 35min3.5718hr 20min3.813
Autherley Junction Stop Lock No 1Barbridge Junction42.132919hr 10min3.7219hr 30min3.6618hr 50min3.792
Autherley Junction Stop Lock No 1Tilstone Lock No 3245.633222hr 35min3.4422hr 55min3.3922hr 15min3.501
Autherley Junction Stop Lock No 1Beeston Stone Lock No 3346.383321hr 15min3.7421hr 35min3.6920hr 55min3.801
Autherley Junction Stop Lock No 1Wharton Lock No 3547.503524hr 40min3.3525hr 0min3.3124hr 20min3.401
Autherley Junction Stop Lock No 1Bate's Mill Bridge No 10947.883523hr 4min3.6023hr 40min3.5122hr 30min3.691
Autherley Junction Stop Lock No 1Egg Bridge No 11953.753524hr 40min3.6025hr 0min3.5624hr 20min3.651
Autherley Junction Stop Lock No 1Christleton Lock No 3655.383626hr 40min3.4328hr 25min3.2224hr 55min3.672
Autherley Junction Stop Lock No 1Northgate Staircase Locks Nos 41 to 4357.754327hr 24min3.6828hr 0min3.6026hr 50min3.763
Autherley Junction Stop Lock No 1River Dee Branch Junction58.004027hr 34min3.5628hr 0min3.5127hr 20min3.592
Autherley Junction Stop Lock No 1Mollington Bridge No 13059.504027hr 47min3.5928hr 25min3.5127hr 20min3.652
Autherley Junction Stop Lock No 1Ellesmere Port Docks, Locks Nos 44 to 4666.504331hr 4min3.5331hr 50min3.4530hr 30min3.604

From the Shropshire Union Main Line to the BCN Main Line

FromTo MilesLocksAve TimeAve L/MMax TimeMax L/MMin TimeMin L/MNo Voy
Brewood Bridge No 14Wolverhampton Top Lock No 47.25206hr 20min4.306hr 20min4.306hr 20min4.301

From the Shropshire Union Main Line to the Leeds and Liverpool Canal

FromTo MilesLocksAve TimeAve L/MMax TimeMax L/MMin TimeMin L/MNo Voy
Ellesmere Port Docks, Locks Nos 44 to 46Stanley Dock Cut14.0026hr 25min2.496hr 25min2.496hr 25min2.491

From the Shropshire Union Main Line to the Manchester Ship Canal

FromTo MilesLocksAve TimeAve L/MMax TimeMax L/MMin TimeMin L/MNo Voy
Ellesmere Port Docks, Locks Nos 44 to 46Weaver Mouth7.0002hr 10min3.232hr 10min3.232hr 10min3.231

From the Shropshire Union Main Line to the Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal

FromTo MilesLocksAve TimeAve L/MMax TimeMax L/MMin TimeMin L/MNo Voy
Autherley Junction Stop Lock No 1Autherley Junction0.0010hr 25min2.400hr 25min2.400hr 25min2.401
Brewood Bridge No 14Wombourn Bridge No 4313.00106hr 0min3.836hr 0min3.836hr 0min3.831
Brewood Bridge No 14Wightwick Mill Lock No 308.0013hr 0min3.003hr 0min3.003hr 0min3.001
Brewood Bridge No 14Compton Lock No 317.3802hr 45min2.682hr 45min2.682hr 45min2.681
Brewood Bridge No 14Aldersley Junction5.5001hr 45min3.141hr 45min3.141hr 45min3.141
Brewood Bridge No 14Autherley Junction5.0001hr 55min2.611hr 55min2.611hr 55min2.611
Brewood Bridge No 14Cross Green Bridge No 717.7502hr 45min2.822hr 45min2.822hr 45min2.821
Wheaton Aston Lock No 2Coven Heath Bridge No 699.6314hr 15min2.504hr 15min2.504hr 15min2.501
Wheaton Aston Lock No 2Moat House Bridge No 7412.2514hr 15min3.124hr 15min3.124hr 15min3.121

From the Shropshire Union Main Line to the Shropshire Union - Llangollen Canal

FromTo MilesLocksAve TimeAve L/MMax TimeMax L/MMin TimeMin L/MNo Voy
Nantwich BasinHurleston Top Lock No 42.1341hr 42min3.592hr 10min2.831hr 15min4.902
Nantwich BasinBurland Bridge No 63.5041hr 50min4.091hr 50min4.091hr 50min4.091
Nantwich BasinSwanley Lock No 64.3862hr 30min4.152hr 35min4.022hr 25min4.292
Nantwich BasinWrenbury Lift Bridge No 208.1393hr 35min4.783hr 35min4.783hr 35min4.781
Hurleston JunctionWrenbury Lift Bridge No 206.2593hr 55min3.893hr 55min3.893hr 55min3.891

From the Shropshire Union Main Line to the Shropshire Union - Middlewich Branch

FromTo MilesLocksAve TimeAve L/MMax TimeMax L/MMin TimeMin L/MNo Voy
Hurleston JunctionCholmondeston Lock No 12.7511hr 10min3.211hr 10min3.211hr 10min3.211
Hurleston JunctionMinshull Mill Bridge No 146.2522hr 30min3.302hr 30min3.302hr 30min3.301
Barbridge JunctionCholmondeston Lock No 11.3800hr 45min1.830hr 45min1.830hr 45min1.831
Barbridge JunctionBrickyard Bridge No 62.8811hr 45min2.211hr 45min2.211hr 45min2.211
Barbridge JunctionWardle Lock No 410.0034hr 10min3.244hr 20min3.234hr 0min3.252
Bate's Mill Bridge No 109Wimboldsley Bridge No 2112.7588hr 55min2.338hr 55min2.338hr 55min2.331

From the Shropshire Union Main Line to the Trent and Mersey Canal

FromTo MilesLocksAve TimeAve L/MMax TimeMax L/MMin TimeMin L/MNo Voy
Nantwich BasinMiddlewich Bridge No 17213.6376hr 35min3.136hr 35min3.136hr 35min3.131
Beeston Stone Lock No 33Middlewich Top Lock No 7214.3896hr 30min3.606hr 30min3.606hr 30min3.601
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