Great Train Robbery (1963)

Great Train Robbery (1963)

The Great Train Robbery is the name given to a £2.6 million train robbery (the equivalent of £41 million today) committed on Thursday 8 August 1963 at Bridego Railway Bridge, Ledburn near Mentmore in Buckinghamshire, England. The bulk of the stolen money was not recovered. Three robbers were never found, two convicted robbers escaped. One convicted was most likely never involved, and died in prison. Though there were no firearms involved, the standard judgment was 30 years.

Read more about Great Train Robbery (1963):  The Train Robbers and Associates, The Aylesbury Investigation, The London Investigation, 1964 Trial of The Great Train Robbers, Escape of The Great Train Robbers, On The Trail of The Great Train Robbers, Recovery of The Money

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