Timeline

Crime Files

Timeline

8 August 1963 - The Great Train Robbery takes place at Bridego Railway bridge, Buckinghamshire20 January 1964 - Trial of Great Train robbers at Aylesbury courthouse8 April 1964 - All suspects receive sentences of between 24 and 30 years in prison8 July 1965 - Ronnie Biggs escapes from Wandsworth prison11 March 1970 - Biggs escapes to RioMay 2001 - Biggs returns to England28 February 2013 - Bruce Reynolds dies aged 8118 December 2013 - Ronnie Biggs dies aged 84