Thursday, 23 April 2009

BW says "Sorry" for transporting freight

Our recent trip down the Grand Union took us past Denham, and the Land and Water gravel terminal.

The sign on the side of the conveyor reads, "British Waterways Board Partnership apologise (sic) for any inconvenience caused by the movement of freight".

BW apologising for using the canals as they were intended? Something not quite right here!

A little further on we met two barges, loaded with water for ballast, on their way from West Drayton to Denham. In the pictures of the first boat you can see the ballast being pumped out ready for the next load of gravel.

Passing the West Drayton terminal:

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