Repairs are well underway deep inside one of the most important Victorian tunnels on the Midlands canal network.
Cracks have appeared in part of the Netherton Tunnel near Dudley - so water traffic is being diverted via Wolverhampton as the workmen move in. Andy Bevan reports.
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