I worked my way up to driving trains all over the country and I finished working for British Railways in the 1980s.
What does BR stand for?
BR stands for British Railways (company)
This definition appears very frequently and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:
- Business, finance, etc.
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We have 50 other meanings of BR in our Acronym Attic
- Break Relay
- Breastroke (swimming)
- Breeder Reactor
- Bridgewire Resistance
- Bridleway (UK planning & zoning)
- Brigade de Recherche (French: Research Brigade)
- Brigate Rosse (Italian Terrorist Group)
- Brindisi, Puglia (Italian province)
- British Rail
Samples in periodicals archive:
The Reshaping of British Railways - known as the Beeching Report after its author and the then British Railways chairman Dr Richard Beeching - was commissioned by Conservative minister of transport Ernest Marples.
On the same day a hundred or so miles away to the east, the Chairman of the British Railways Board, Dr Richard Beeching, was giving a news conference in the Charing Cross Hotel on the publication that day of his report on the future of Britain's railways - entitled 'The Reshaping of British Railways' it was available from Her Majesty's Stationery Office for the princely sum of one shilling (5p).
I loved the picture with the little girl and British Railways hat - one for my scrap book.
A SOUVENIR of the old Liverpool Central underground station is expected to sell for more than pounds 1,000 when it comes up for auction tomorrow The four-foot long sign dating from the days of British Railways was salvaged when the old Central was rebuilt in the mid-1970s, and is now up for sale with a specialist firm of auctioneers in Stafford.
The senders of the first 10 entries picked at random will each receive a Royal Mail Great British Railways presentation pack.
95 Hardcover The changing railway scene TF58 This illustrated history of railways in the London Midland region provides general readers with a thorough history of locomotive progress that includes the formation of British Railways, the "Modernisation Plan" of 1955 and the shift to electric power.