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Tuesday, October 02, 2012

Norton Junction to Fall’s Bridge, Newbold

16.65miles, 9 locks, 6hrs 20mins.

Map picture

Falls Bridge

A dull and cold start this morning, and we were soon approaching the eastern portal of Braunston tunnel.

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The remnants of the landslide at the western portal has all but disappeared.

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Braunston top lock.

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We caught up with Nick Wolfe on Aldgate.

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However, Nick was unloading at the Admiral Nelson, so our journey together was short lived.

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The works at Bridge No.80 had come on leaps and bounds since last month. The footings were complete and work on the actual bridge has started.

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Likewise with Bridge No.79

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At least there is a bit more headroom at No.79!

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Battersea was moored below Hillmorton locks, we haven’t seen her for quite a while. It was also great that the paired locks at Hillmorton are all functional again, we overtook a boat at the locks! They were already going down through the top lock when we got there, I pulled out of the middle lock ahead of them.

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Some of the artwork on one of the bridges through Rugby.

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Keith.

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