New PDF release: Beeching: 50 Years On

By Anthony Poulton-Smith

ISBN-10: 0752480928

ISBN-13: 9780752480923

In 1963, Dr. Beeching’s notorious record signalled the top for plenty of miles of song, innumerable structures, and the complete railway lifestyle. a lot distress was once brought on and Beeching’s identify was once muddied, yet in hindsight the document most likely did greater than the other unmarried issue to maintain the nation’s railway historical past. with no drawing a very line 50 years in the past, a lot of the locomotives, inventory, tracks, signs, and indicators may have crumbled, been forgotten, or rotted. The mild railway gradients lend themselves completely to walkways and cycle paths. structures were refurbished. Memorabilia, or "railwayana," now command costs at public sale which might astonish those that painted the steel. and naturally, there are the history traces which draw many millions of holiday makers each one year.

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