Seeking to revive an ancient transport network in the UK

There are thousands of kilometres of inland rivers and canals used to move goods in the past.

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    The UK has thousands of kilometres of inland waterways - navigable rivers and canals - built to move goods in the 19th century.

    For many years they have been neglected.

    But as roads get busier, businesses and environmental groups are looking for new ways to revive a forgotten transport network.

     

    Al Jazeera's Neave Barker reports from London.


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