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  1. Government, the Railways and the Modernization of Britain

    Beeching's Last Trains

    By Charles Loft

    Series: British Politics and Society

    More than 40 years after its publication, the 1963 Beeching Report on British railways remains controversial for recommending the closure of a third of Britain’s railways. In this book, Charles Loft examines: why the nationalized railways were in such dire financial straits by 1963 how...

    Published July 4th 2006 by Routledge

  2. The British Government and the Railways, 1951-1964

    Beeching's Last Train

    By Charles Loft

    Series: British Politics and Society

    When Dr. Richard Beeching, the Chairman of British Railways, presented his report on the future of Britain's rail system in March 1963, he ensured that his name would forever be associated with cutbacks and consolidation. The Beeching Report recommended the closure of about a third of Britain's...

    Published March 31st 2004 by Routledge

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