The Beeching Legacy: South & Central Wales and The Marches
This series looks at the background to the Report, and how it affected different parts of the country. This volume covers South & Central Wales and the Marches, listing and describing all the lines that closed, the well-researched text supported by maps and contemporary photographs and timetables. It also lists pre-Beeching closures, lines that closed despite not being listed in the Report, those that survived the Report, and the numerous wayside stations that closed on the lines that remained open.
The year 1963 saw the publication of the infamous 'Beeching Report', 'The Reshaping of British Railways'. In fact, the 'reshaping' involved the radical downsizing of the existing rail network - hundreds of stations would be closed to both freight and passenger traffic together with thousands of miles of track, while many staff would lose their jobs.
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