Cotswold Canals in Pictures

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Skew Bridge (Railway), Coates

Skew Bridge (Railway), Coates

Skew Railway Bridge over the Thames & Severn Canal at Coates
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This carries the Swindon-Gloucester branch of the Great Western Railway over the canal, and is currently the only intact railway bridge on the Cotswold Canals.

Water in the canal at this point is relatively rare - a wet winter is needed!

Skew Bridge (Railway), Coates

A more typical view of Skew Railway Bridge - no water!