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Beeching, Richard

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Pronunciation: /ˈbiːtʃɪŋ
 
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Definition of Beeching, Richard in English:

Baron ( 1913–85), English businessman and engineer. As Chairman of the British Railways Board (1963-5) he was responsible for the closure of a substantial proportion of the British rail network.

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