While we were on Jubilee in Birmingham last month I decided to find where the Worcester and Birmingham Canal crosses Holliday Street.
This is it - a lovely cast iron bridge topped off with brick. The brickwork looks in poor condition - the shrubbery growing out of it won't help.
To the left the railway line from New Street Station to Longbridge - the line which runs alongside the northern end of the W&B - runs in a tunnel. I couldn't see any evidence of this, but I didn't try very hard.
I'm glad I found this bridge. It would have been easy to continue to criss-cross overhead ignorant of the engineering and beauty below.
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