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Death of Great Train Robber leaves field open to train operators

The death of Bruce Reynolds, the man who planned the £2.6m Great Train Robbery in 1963, has left the field wide open to the train operators, say the British Transport Police.

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Posted: Mar 1st, 2013
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Ronnie Biggs to repay proceeds of Great Train Robbery after ‘genuine oversight’

I just jumped on the train, like everyone elseNotorious Great Train Robber, Ronnie Biggs, has announced that he is to return the proceeds gained from the 1963 multi-million pound train heist in an attempt to restore public confidence in the once honourable criminal classes. Biggs, currently serving a sentence in Norwich prison after returning to the UK in 2001, has described the manner by which he came into the money as ‘an honest mistake’, and has called for a change in the rules which are making morally-upright criminals look like money-grabbing cheats.

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Posted: May 19th, 2009
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