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Skelmersdale Rail Link Grip 3 study

Having completed the GRIP 1- 2 stage in assessing the technical feasibility of constructing a rail link between the Wigan to Kirkby line and Skelmersdale, this report is requesting approval  to commission Network Rail to undertake the GRIP2 refresh and  3A feasibility study. 


This is deemed to be a Key Decision and the requirements of Standing Order 25 have been complied with.


Decision type: Key

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Divisions affected: Skelmersdale Central;

Notice of proposed decision first published: 19/01/2017

Anticipated restriction: Part I  -

Decision due: 13 Mar 2017 by Cabinet Member for Highways and Transport

County Councillor John Fillis

Contact: Richard Watts Email: Tel: 01772 534582.


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