Waxi on the river Irwell
The Manchester Water Taxi or Waxi started life late in 2016 and is a great addition to the long list of things to do in Manchester and Salford. Waxi runs two routes; one along the Manchester Ship Canal from Media City to Spinningfields and the other on the Bridgewater Canal from Castlefield to the Trafford Centre and on to Sale. Both can be used for commuter journeys or just for fun. For commuters this is a traffic-free route through Manchester and Salford that must be a relaxing start to the day. As a retired person I don’t need a commute route but Waxi made a great birthday treat.
We took the Waxi from Salford Quays to Spinningfields on the edge of Manchester city centre and I loved seeing all those familiar places from a new angle. You are low on the water in this little…
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