Huddersfield Canal

Date of Act (work begun)
Date opened (completely)
Approximate cost (at opening)
Terminus points

Branches built
Length
Greatest number of locks
Size of boats taken
Disuse for commercial traffic
Date of former abandonment

Railway ownership

1794
1811 (protracted due to Standedge tunnel)
£400,000
Ashton canal and Sir John Ramsden's canal (i.e. Huddersfield broad canal)
None
20 miles
74
70 ft x 7 ft (i.e. same as Ashton canal)
1944
1944 (except for short section at Huddersfield that was transferred to the Calder & Hebble navigation)
Huddersfield & Manchester (from 1844)

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