Our route to the Black Country Boating Festival took us past Salford Junction at Gravelly Hill (aka Spaghetti Junction). Here the signpost has had the original (?) metric distances covered over with the far more sensible mileages. The (new) number covers over the old number and the "k" of "km".
(Even motorway distances are always in miles; canals have been around a lot longer than motorways.)
Here is another fingerpost sign, this time with the distances in miles with no need for amendment.
Why??? - Sometimes I despair at the mentality of some folk. I'm not entirely sure what the leaving of paddles up on both top and bottom gates will achieve other tha...
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