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Monkland Canal

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The canal was surveyed by James Watt. Its purpose was to connect the Coatbridge district with Glasgow to develop the local coal trade.[1]

1824 The Monkland and Kirkintilloch Railway was built as a feeder for this and other canals.

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  1. Aberconway