A new station after 56 years – but why does it cost so much money to reverse Beeching closures?

February 15, 2021

YOU may think of it as the place where London's police force first originated in 1749 or the famous orange location on the Monopoly board. But the new Bow Street station which opened this week is nowhere near the bright lights of the capital. Rather, it serves a remote village near Aberystwyth in mid Wales. For the first time in 56 years, the village was joined to the rail network as the first train stopped on Sunday, February 14. The original station closed ...more

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