Peak Forest Canal

Date of Act (work begun)
Date opened (completely)
Terminus points
Disuse for commercial traffic
Date of former abandonment
Railway ownership

28th March 1794
31st August 1796 (1804 with 16 locks at Marple)
Ashton-under-Lyne, Bugsworth and Whaley Bridge
14.75 miles
1960's (re-opened 13 May 1974)
Sheffield, Ashton-under-Lyne & Manchester
(from 27th July 1846)

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