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Anglia Reports - Railways Transport Special

Anglia Reports - Railways Transport Special

1982 was a particularly bad year for rail commuters, with five weeks of rail strikes to contend with. Anglia Television asks, “What shall we do with the railways system?”

Documentary 1982 24 mins

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Overview

A special report by Anglia Television on the subject of the railway system which in 1982 is in serious decline. Daniel Britten reporting in the region, asks “How do you provide a good service to rural communities”, “Is the social value of the line worth the government subsidy?”, “Should rail lines be turned into roads?”, and “Whose responsible for the decline in the railways service? Unions, management, or the government?”