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Each spring this woodland floor is carpeted with purplish flowers as far as the eye can see. Whipsnade, England. This unusual geoglyph was built as a warning so low-flying aircraft wouldn't scare the zoo animals. Added by Dr Alan P Newman. Related Places. Llanelli, Wales. A section of a historic wooden trestle viaduct is preserved next to the railway line it once carried. Winter Park, Colorado.
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About This Site Text Only. The robbery was the biggest-ever carried out in Britain. The scale and style of the theft led to comparisons with rail robberies of the Wild West and the hunt for the perpetrators captured the public imagination. But the judge said the robbers' crime had in no way been "romantic" and was obviously motivated by greed. The attack on train driver Jack Mills was proof of their violent tendencies, he added.
Four were sent to prison for terms of between 20 and 25 years. Another defendant, solicitor John Wheater, 41, was sent to prison for three years. Photos Add Image. Edit Cast Series cast summary: Robert Glenister Charlie Wilson 2 episodes, Paul Anderson Gordon Goody 2 episodes, Luke Evans Bruce Reynolds 2 episodes, Nicholas Murchie Roger Cordrey 2 episodes, Martin Compston Roy James 2 episodes, Del Synnott Brian Field 2 episodes, Bethany Muir Franny Reynolds 2 episodes, Eric Hulme Jack Mills 2 episodes, Neil Maskell Buster Edwards 2 episodes, Jack Gordon Ronnie Biggs 2 episodes, James Bye John Daly 2 episodes, George Ward Edit Storyline A two-part drama which portrays The Great Train Robbery of 8 August , firstly from the point of view of the robbers and then from the point of view of the police who set out to identify and catch the robbers.
Edit Details Official Sites: Official site.
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Country: UK. Language: English. Runtime: min 2 parts. Color: Color.
Edit Did You Know? Trivia Ronald Biggs , one of the last surviving Great Train Robbers, died on 18 December , the same day that this two-part series was first shown.
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