Great Train Robbery bridge

Great Train Robbery bridge


Ledburn, United Kingdom (GB)
The Great Train Robbery was an actual train robbery of a Royal Mail train in 1963. Once the gang of robbers stopped the train at "Sears Crossing" they moved the train up to the Bridego Bridge and attacked the High Value Package (HVP) carriage. Once inside the HVP they stole 8 out of 128 bags of money or about 2.6 million pounds and loaded them into a truck (Austin Loadstar).

This is the Bridego Bridge.
The Great Train Robbery was an actual train robbery of a Royal Mail train in 1963. Once the gang of robbers stopped the train at "Sears Crossing" they moved the train up to the Bridego Bridge and attacked the High Value Package (HVP) carriage. Once inside the HVP they stole 8 out of 128 bags of money or about 2.6 million pounds and loaded them into a truck (Austin Loadstar).

This is the Bridego Bridge.
View in Google Earth Tunnels, Events - Misc
Links: news.bbc.co.uk, en.wikipedia.org, virtualglobetrotting.com
By: tallturtle82

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