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great Isle of Wight train robbery

R. E. Burroughs

great Isle of Wight train robbery

the story of the Isle ofWight railway closures

by R. E. Burroughs

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Published by Railway Invigoration Society in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementwith a foreword by E.R. Hondelink.
ContributionsRailway Invigoration Society.
The Physical Object
Pagination47p.,ill.,22cm
Number of Pages47
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19675569M

  Frank Roebuck, who has died at the age of 92, broke a major story about the Great Train Robbers being moved from Durham to the Isle of Wight.   The great London mail train robber who got away with a £m heist WITHIN a few days of the Great Train Robbery detectives were already hot on the trail of the gang.

  They were created while Wilson was incarcerated for a year prison sentence following his part in the robbery of £ million from a Royal Mail train bound from Glasgow to London in Imprisoned in the maximum security wing of Parkhurst Prison on the Isle of Wight, Wilson took up painting classes and became a prolific artist.   A new book has been published to mark the 50th anniversary, The Great Train Robbery - 50th Anniversary - , said to explain first-hand the complete story of the robbery.

Just got on the red jet and to be honest it's absolute robbery. Wight link charges £9 for a single and this was almost £ After paying £40 for two of us to go to Southampton for a /5(36).   The Knightsbridge Security Deposit robbery took place on 12 July in Cheval Place, Knightsbridge, part of the City of Westminster in London. This robbery, the Banco Central burglary at Fortaleza, and the $ million stolen from the Central Bank of Iraq in are said to be the largest bank robberies in history up to that date.


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