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End of Steam, The: The Story of Dr Beeching’s Railway Cuts

Synopsis
This documentary, composed entirely from colour archive footage, looks at the effects of the railway cuts implemented according to the recommendations in Dr Richard Beeching’s reports, The Reshaping of British Railways (1963) and The Development of the Major Railway Trunk Routes (1965).
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Year of release
2012
Subjects
History; Transport
Keywords
government policies; railway stations; railways; rural communities; rail travel

Online availability

URI
https://itunes.apple.com/gb/tv-season/the-end-of-steam/id957372739
Price
£9.99
Delivery
Download

Distribution Formats

Type
DVD
Format
Region 2 PAL
Price
£11.99
Duration/Size
60 minutes
Year
2016

Distributor

Name

Timereel

Email
info@timereel.co.uk
Web
http://www.timereel.co.uk/ External site opens in new window
Phone
0844 556 3501
Address
Timereel Ltd.
Epic Studios
112 Magdalen Street, Norwich
Norfolk
NR3 1JD
United Kingdom

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