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12 of the Great Train Robbers that stole £2m are given 307 years

A stock photo of train tracks in the UK


Or to put it another way, each robber earned roughly £216,000 and for that, they would serve around a quarter of century inside. To put this in perspective, that’s the equivalent of about an annual salary of £8,500. At the time, that was an impressive amount, especially considering it was tax free. Though they would probably have preferred to have been free to spend it...