Pre and post Beeching map.
 
 
 

Pre and post Beeching map.

© National Railway Museum / Science & Society Picture Library -- All rights reserved

image details

Description
Sir Richard Beeching was created chairman of the British Railways Board in 1963. He completely transformed the railway network, abandoning over 6,000 miles of track and 4,000 stations. The red on the map signifies those lines which were shut down during Beeching's chairmanship.
 
Image Ref.
10290324
 
 

buy a print

buy a framed print

buy a canvas