Series C 2. - British Rail Board

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British Rail Board


  • 1963-1983. (Creation)

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55 files and bundles.

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The British Railways Board (BRB) was created on 1 January 1963 under the Transport Act 1962 and took over the responsibilities of the British Transport Commission (BTC). The BRB operated under a similar structure to the BTC Railway Executive whereby there were five regions - Eastern, London Midland, Western, Southern and Scottish (later rebranded ScotRail). A North Eastern Region existed initially but was merged into the Eastern Region in 1967.


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Arranged in alphabetical order to the nearest place names mentioned in the documents and then in chronological order.

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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