Strange workings on Christmas Day

Published: Monday, 28 December 2020

STRANGE workings indeed on the Grand Union Canal summit on Christmas Day.

For a team of Canal & River Trust workmen—and a woman—turned up and began moving a large workboat with a tug down the flight towards Marsworth, 'Our Man at the Summit' reports.

Used for heavy loads

These boats were the 'landing craft' style that are used for carrying heavy plant, though empty at present.

And though 'Our Man' attempted to extract details of destination etc and why Christmas Day?  No meaningful response was forthcoming, but now the local lengthsmen have gone it's difficult to engage the blue shirts in conversation.

Perhaps time will tell...