Rail Closures

1964 , Fakenham (Norfolk)

Anglia Television news report on the Transport Minister's decision to close the Fakenham East Rail Line.

Anglia Television news report from Fakenham East Railway Station following the proposal put forward by Transport Minister Ernest Marples to close the station and discontinue the rail service from Dereham to Wells, instead replacing it with a bus service. Interviews with members of the public disgruntled at the proposed rail closure, now having to rely on a bus service to travel to and from Norwich.

Featured Buildings

Fakenham East railway station

Keywords

Beeching Axe; National rail closures; Railway stations

Background Information

Ernest Marples was Transport Minister from 1959 to 1964.

Manifestations

Rail Closures

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