Although some railways were saved from Dr Beeching's axe, hundreds of others were closed, seemingly gone forever. Among them the line between Peterborough and Rugby.
ITV News Anglia reporter Claire McGlasson took a trip along a route now consigned to the history books.
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Dry with warm sunny spells for most after a cloudy start in some areas
Two men have been stabbed in attacks in Luton town centre. Police have closed off two roads while they investigate the crimes.
It may start cloudy near coasts but the sun should break through, especially in the West.