Oh, Doctor Beeching!

On this day 60 years ago Dr Richard Beeching wielded the axe, closing thousands of miles of railway and thousands of stations. Matt talks to the music mogul Pete Waterman, who lost his job on the railways thanks to the cuts, author Charles Loft, and campaigners who want lines around the country to be reopened.

Plus columnists Libby Purves and Tom McTague discuss Keir Starmer comparing himself to a football manager, claims that Suella Braverman is a 'sock puppet', and the risks of raising the state pension age.

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