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Beeching, Lord

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishBeeching, LordLord BeechingBee‧ching, Lord /ˈbiːtʃɪŋ/  (1913–85) a British businessman who, in the early 1960s, was given the job of making the national railway system more profitable. He is remembered for closing many small railway lines all over the UK.
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