Jim Prior MP, East Suffolk Line

1963

A BBC Look East interview with Jim Prior MP, Prior conveys the implications of the probable closure of the East Suffolk Railway Line.

An interview with Jim Prior MP, discussing the potential closure of the East Suffolk Railway Line, following the news of the proposals made by Dr Richard Beeching, affecting the region’s railways, published in the ‘Reshaping of British Railways Report’ earlier in the year. Transmitted as a newsworthy story, as part of BBC Television's Review of the Year.

Keywords

Government; Member of Parliament; Politics; Railway; Rural; Train; Transport

Background Information

The Reshaping of British Railways Report - more commonly referred to as The Beeching Report, referring to its author, Dr Richard Beeching, Chairman of British Rail - was published in March 1963. The official report and consequent proposals to cut the lesser-used rail services or to close some of the stations in lesser-populated rural areas, was informally referred to in the press as the ‘Beeching Axe’.

Manifestations

Jim Prior MP, East Suffolk Line

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