The line is purely conjectural at present.
The Canal continues alongside the existing footpath, once the course of the Midland & South Western Junction Railway.
It crosses the River Ray again; the remains of the Railway bridge can still be seen here; this raises questions of the relative elevations of the Canal and the river at this point.
A little further on the line goes under a bridge, which appears to be a former railway bridge, but I am unable to tell which railway.
After this the Canal turns left and leaves the railway path, and goes across a field to Purton Road, where it rejoins the old line.
The Canal will keep fairly close to the rising railway embankment; this will probably necessitate re-routing a short section of the River Ray.
Purton Road Culvert
The first road bridge to be reconstructed on the whole Canal.
None on this section. Water will have to be supplied by lockage from the summit pound.
The Railway Path is a public right of way.
None in the area.
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