Rail services lost under 1960s Beeching cuts may reopen
Transport secretary Chris Grayling could restore closed lines under plan to expand rail network and increase growth
Rail services lost under the Beeching cuts could be restored to increase jobs and growth, under plans drawn up by the transport secretary to expand the rail network.
The government will invite proposals to reopen lines that were closed down following reports by Dr Richard Beeching in the 1960s, or under later British Rail cuts in the 1970s.
Source: Guardian Transport