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Click to enlargeCold Hiendley Reservoir was constructed to increase the reserves of water available to the Barnsley Canal already provided by the adjacent Wintersett Reservoir.
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Click to enlargeThe HS2 route was originally planned to cross the reservoir here.
An artist's impression of the HS2 High Speed Train crossing Cold Hiendley Reservoir.
Off to the left, Haw Park Wood, Walton (Waterton) Park, Stubbs Wood, Stubbs Field and Thorntree Hill were also in its path.
Wintersett Reservoir and Anglers Country Park are close by.
The proposed route has now been moved further towards Crofton.

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Walton near Wakefield, West Yorkshire.