This path is on the old Eccles, Tyldesley and Wigan branch line. Tot the south-east of this point the old line is the Monton and Roe Green Loopline Heritage Trail including Worsley Station.
The part that is closed is between the M60 and Greanleach Lane.
The closure is caused by sewer works.
However, last weekend people were bypassing the fence at the south eastern end by lifting bikes over the fallen on the left of this image.
The works were fenced of, so quite safe,
and the fence had been pushed over at the north-western end.
So not really closed off... and you can always use the official diversion along Greanleach Lane.
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