"How civil servant risked jail in plot to save train service"
|Link to Wales Online|
"A civil servant in Whitehall was almost jailed in the 1970s for saving Aberystwyth’s train service and many others targeted for a wave of Beeching-style closures, it has been revealed.
"The Director of Public Prosecutions ordered police to track down the Whitehall mole who leaked a top-secret report on shrinking the rail network.
"The story only now be told after the civil servant responsible, Llandudno resident Reg Dawson, died last year."