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Labour: Free British broadband for country if we win general election

Tom Paine

Re: @JIm84

What you might be thinking of is the late 50s loss of traffic that made many lines uneconomic to operate.

Fun little sidebar -- it seems to have passed largely unnoticed, but Johnson has casually promised to reinstate all the lines closed by the Beeching cuts.

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/politics/2019/11/15/conservatives-reopen-railway-lines-closed-1960s-beeching-cuts/

Somewhat confusingly, he thinks this will cost £500m ...

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