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One of the most infamous railroad crimes in history was the Great Train Robbery, which took place near Bridego Bridge north of London in 1963. In this true-crime episode of Tracks Through Time, Deputy Editor Brielle Jaekel is joined by fellow FreightWavesTV host Mary O’Connell to tell the shocking story of the heist.

A gang of thieves made off with some serious loot from the Glasgow-London Royal Mail Train. Watch now to find out how they did it and the little mistake that got much of the gang caught.

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