Tag: Great Train Robbery

On this day 28 February 2013, Bruce Reynolds, the mastermind behind the Great Train Robber Passed away at the age of 81.

 In the early hours of August 8th 1963, beside a railway line in Buckinghamshire, Bruce Reynolds and 14 other men halted the Glasgow-London night express at Bridego bridge, broke into a Royal Mail coach and, in a swift and perfectly executed operation, departed with £2,631,684 in used banknotes. Reynolds was the mastermind behind the Great Read more…