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What does BR stand for?

BR stands for British Rail

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They came into service in 1985 having been designed and built by private railway stock builders that British Rail did not approve of, but the Conservatives of the day told British Rail to use and were fault prone as they still are, from day one.
We'll keep old viaduct,' says British Rail RUMOURS that the 100-year-old railway viaduct at Thorpe Thewles was to be demolished were scotched by British Rail.
Layouts with a North East flavour are: Alston, British Rail 1950s in N Gauge; Round Tree Sidings, British Rail 1980s set round the Metro system near the Roundtree factory; Northumbria Road, a modern motive power depot set some where on Tyne-side; Shedley, an imaginary North- East branch line terminus in OO gauge; and Sealane Tramways based on the tram system in Sunderland in the 1950s.
00) covers the production of British rail steam locomotives from 1948-58, representing years of personal research by author/enthusiast Hugh Longworth.