Tame Valley Junction

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Tame Valley Junction.
110422-141627 – SO 97697 93569 – BCN-WC 12-260

The Walsall Canal runs straight past Tame Valley Junction.  It runs from Ryders Green Junction where it meets the Wednesbury Old Canal, to Birchills Junction where it meets the Wyrley & Essington Canal near Walsall.

The Tame Valley Canal branches off and descends through 13 locks to meet the Birmingham & Fazeley Canal at Salford Junction.

Rushall Junction

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Rushall Junction.
181020-110934 – SP 03024 94697 – BCN-TVC 17-820

The Tame Valley Canal, part of the Birmingham Canal Navigations, passes Rushall Junction between Salford Junction and Tame Valley Junction.

The Rushall Canal branches off to meet end on with the Daw End Branch at Longwood Junction.

Salford Junction

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Salford Junction.
181020-083922 – SP 09648 90056 – BAF 05-110

Salford Junction is one of the few junction where you can cruise in four different directions.

The Birmingham & Warwick Junction Canal, part of the Grand Union Canal, leads to Bordesley Junction and eventually, after 221 kilometers (138 miles), the River Thames at Brentford.

The Birmingham & Fazeley Canal passes through the junction on its route from Birmingham to Fazeley, and on to Whittington.

The Tame Valley Canal, part of the Birmingham Canal Navigations, leads to Rushall Junction and on to Tame Valley Canal where it meets the Walsall Canal.

A mischievous person has modified the sign so it shows distances in miles rather than kilometres.