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Day of infamy

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On this day 53 years ago Sweden went to the dark side and very reluctantly started driving on the right, despite having rejected the idea in overwhelming numbers in a referendum in the 1950s.

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It was proceeded by a publicity campaign which went to unusual lengths:

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And had a musical accompaniment:

Swedish railways have not embraced change and continue to proceed along the left hand track.

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