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Thousands of people in Suffolk and Essex, including pre-school children and pet owners, have had their details stored on internal council databases due to their deemed potential threat to staff, an investigation has found.
“Thousands of people pour in there every week during the summer.He was Dr Richard Beeching, and he’d just unveiled a plan to stop Britain’s railways losing money by shutting 2,363 stations and closing 5,000 miles of track. Suffolk would be hit hard, explained the East Anglian Daily Times on March 28, 1963.Among those that found the axe hanging over them were The Stour Valley branch (serving Sudbury and Haverhill) and the Ipswich to Lowestoft and Great Yarmouth line.In total, it was planned to axe passenger services on about 228 miles of railway in Suffolk, Norfolk, north Essex and Cambridgeshire.Talking about the mooted changes in their entirety, a railway spokesman said: “If the Minister decides that an uneconomic service must continue to run, then we shall have to go on operating it at a loss.” But he warned: “We do not think this is likely to happen in many cases.” Not surprisingly, there was uproar.
“With minor exceptions, these bus services cater for the same traffic flows as the railways, on routes which are roughly parallel.