Fifty years ago, the Beeching report was published which led to many lines being axed across the country. Fifty years on, more and more people want to travel by rail and passenger levels are at their highest since the 1920s. And more and more places want to be connected to the rail network.
It would be even better if we think the best way to mark the anniversary is to put the cuts into reverse. Here's how you can help us do it:
There’s already been some good news. The Government announced £1.4 billion investment in the rail network, including a £20 million fund for new stations.
Help us to get even more investment for rail so it is made fit for the future.
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