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A better way to move?

Posted by Lindy on August 13, 2008

More and more commercial companies are transferring transport from road to the waterways. The picture is of imported wine being moved by Tesco down the Manchester ship canal to its bottling plant at Irlam. This keeps 50 lorries a week off the roads. But British Waterways, who runs the canals, is not helping by selling off wharves for development – without places to load and unload, many routes can not be used. See the full aticle here.


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