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Blackpool and Fleetwood Tramroad Co

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of Bispham

1896 The company was incorporated.

1898 The line, a little over 7 miles in length, was opened in July between Gynn Square and Fleetwood Ferry. It was worked by electricity; the company also leased 7.5 furlongs of line. [1]

The new line was a rival line to Blackpool Corporation's tramway set up some years earlier

1920 the Fleetwood line was taken over by Blackpool Corporation, the two lines were connected and for the first time, through running was introduced between South Shore and Fleetwood.

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Sources of Information

  1. The Stock Exchange Year Book 1908
  • Blackpool Transport [1]