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Boaters are not happy with the canal moorings next to Olympic Park

Excerpt from BBC News

Aug 04, 2012 3:11 am

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Even London’s canals have been plagued with transportation issues throughout the Olympics, as the Canal and River Trust falls short on providing water and acceptable facilities.

— Samantha Shankman

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As part of London’s hosting of the 2012 Games a restriction zone has been imposed on 15 miles of canal, in the east of the city, which fall within the designated area of the Olympic Park.

But now there is rising anger and frustration among the normally sedate boating fraternity.

British Waterways, which was responsible for the canals until their duties were taken over by the Canal and River Trust in June 2012, has come in for some heavy criticism.

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