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What does BR stand for?

BR stands for British Railways (company)

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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).
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.