Beeching Axe

Some articles on beeching, beeching axe:

Richard Beeching, Baron Beeching - Legacy
... Beeching's findings have been reviewed in two books by his contemporaries ... R.H.N (Dick) Hardy Beeching - Champion of the Railway (1989) ISBN 0-7110-1855-3 and Gerard Fiennes I Tried to Run a Railway (1967) ISBN 0-7110-0447-1 ... Both are broadly sympathetic to Beeching's basic analysis and the proposed solution ...
Railways In Norfolk - History - Beeching Axe
... A number of the cuts to the Norfolk network predated the Beeching Axe by several years ... Beeching issued a report in 1962, recommending that a large number of stations and lines be closed ... A second report by Beeching had proposed even more severe cuts to the East Anglia rail network, leaving only the Main Line into Norwich, but it was rejected by the government ...
Glasgow, Paisley, Kilmarnock And Ayr Railway - History - 1948 - 1994: Nationalisation and Line Closures
... until 5 October 1964, when it was closed as a result of the Beeching Axe ... Muirkirk was not the only casualty on this line from the Beeching Axe the link between Irvine and Crosshouse, which had provided a direct link to Kilmarnock from Ardrossan (via a loop at Byrehill Junction) was ... Again a result of the Beeching Axe, the line was closed to local passenger traffic on 18 April 1966 ...

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