Comment by Gary Wilkes on 31st December 2006 at 15:09
I Have cycled under this bridge(viaduct) many times on my way to work (Wrightington Hospital). I was told a story about the bridge, that in the 70's a wagon carrying Guiness fell off the M6 and the canal was full of bottles, the whole of Shevington was awash with beer. hahah. The driver and Co-driver escaped unhurt.
Comment by Dave on 1st January 2007 at 11:21
There are six "ways" crossing here.
Motorway - Canal - Towpath - Railway - River Douglas - Public Bridleway
Comment by John on 7th January 2007 at 14:00
Don't forget a 7th - the main tranatlantic air route passes over this area. On many a clear morning you can see planes on their approach into Manchester Airport. I can't think of any other area where so mnay modes of transport intersect each other
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