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Document Summary

The second (and lesser-known) 'Beeching Report'; this one concentrated on stimulating traffic on the core routes rather than branch line closures.

This document was published in February 1965 by British Railways Board.

It was written by British Railways Board.

The original document format was Bound Booklet, and comprised 104 pages.

This document was kindly sourced from Archive Collection and is in our Financial & economic reports collection. It was added to the Archive on 29th October 2004.

Copyright Information

This document is © BRB (Residuary) Ltd.

"The object of the present report is a critical examination of a crucial part of the system - the trunk routes - and it sets out for consideration the information and forecasts necessary to establish how the through route system can best be developed to match the future pattern of rail traffic demand."

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