Butter fingers?

Published: Tuesday, 19 January 2021

FOLLOWING on from the gate being dropped in the lock at Atherstone on the Coventry, another has met the same fate.

out of albert dockThis occurred at Liverpool South Docks when the Albert Dock Gate (pictured) was was dropped during work and finished up on the dock bed yesterday.

No passage

There is now no passage, though unlike the busy Atherstone Flight there are no boats being held up as the dock is closed.

This happened whilst plans to carry out repair works to the gate cylinders were already in our schedule, Canal & River Trust state, and the recovery of the gate will take place with the required repair works.