Wyre Dock Development Ltd. was established in 2016 to provide a formal entity through which proposals for the regeneration and renewal of a historic part of Fleetwood’s history could be taken forward with Associated British Ports and other parties.

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Our proposals for an integrated Fylde Coast rail network

Reconnecting Fleetwood by a rail link connecting with the national network

at Poulton and making obvious use of the existing rail bed running from

Wyre Dock itself to Poulton Station has now to be a priority for North Fylde

communities and businesses.   

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However a wider agenda that strengthens the entire Fylde coast by utilising

the light rail capability of Blackpool Transport, potentially with other partners,

could create an integrated network through tram train services merging

with light rail operation. 

 

These would feed into mainline rail services now running between Preston and 

Blackpool North.  The current extension of the Blackpool tram system to

Blackpool North is a first step towards an enhanced system taking trams

along Squires Gate Lane to serve retail, business and colleges. 

 

Continuing the tram service further to Layton and  important health centre cluster at Victoria Hospital would be a further plausible and desirable option for the community. 

 

All strategic options require broad scrutiny and  wide vision over the next several decades.

> click here or on the image to see the proposals in more detail.

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