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Back to Beeching

on BBC Radio 4 FM

With Britain's railways again facing a financial crisis, Alan Whitehouse looks back 40 years to the Beeching Report, which led to massive cuts in the network. In the first of two programmes he reassesses Beeching's reputation and untangles the Whitehall Spin Of that time. Producer Ian MuirCochrane


Alan Whitehouse
Ian Muircochrane

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