Beeching cuts

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The owergrowed viaduct athort Lobb Ghyll on the Skipton tae Ilkley Line in Yorkshire, biggit bi the Midland Railway in 1888 an closed in 1965.

The Beeching cuts (an aa Beeching Aix) war a reduction o route network an restructurin o the railweys in Great Breetain, accordin tae a plan ootlined in twa reports, The Reshaping of British Railways (1963) an The Development of the Major Railway Trunk Routes (1965), written bi Dr Richard Beeching an published bi the British Railways Board.