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Castilla Canal

General Information

Other name(s): Canal de Castilla
Beginning of works: 1753
Completion: 1849
Status: in use

Project Type

Function / usage: Canal

Location

km Name

Technical Information

Dimensions

total length 270 km
number of locks 49
number of aqueducts 4
height difference 141.90 m
number of other structures 66

Chronology

1752

Project by Carlos Lemaur and Fernando de Ulloa.

1753
- 1755

Construction of "ramal de campos" [campos branch].

1755
- 1791

Construction of "ramal norte" [north branch].

1792

North branch in use.

1792
- 1804

Construction of "ramal sur" [south branch].

1831
- 1835

Construction of "ramal sur" [south branch].

1831
- 1836

Construction of "ramal de campos" [campos branch].

1841
- 1849

Construction of "ramal de campos" [campos branch].

1959

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  • About this
    data sheet
  • Structure-ID
    10000082
  • Date created
    21/02/2002
  • Last Update
    24/10/2018