THE Great Train Robbery was the 1963 crime immortalised in film, books, TV shows and folk lore. It was dubbed ‘Great’, as in Great Britain. This became the quintessential British caper. Ronnie Biggs became a tourist attraction in his Rio home, where he’d escaped from prison to. The farmer who owned the buildings where the gang hid charged money for entry. And the stolen loot..? Well, it never was all found. So they say…
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