Ronnie Biggs

Ronnie Biggs Timeline

1949 - Dishonourably discharged from the RAF after two years of service (age 20)

1963 - Petty crook Biggs is part of a fifteen strong gang who holds a train on route to Glasgow from London. They get away with £2.6million leaving the train driver with head injuries.

1964 - Ronald Biggs is sentenced to 30 years in prison for his part in The Great Train Robbery.

1965 - Ronnie Biggs makes his escape from Wandsworth prison using a home made rope ladder. He jumps into a getaway vehicle and heads to Paris where Biggs has plastic surgery.

1969 - to be continued...


Ronnie Biggs

Ronnie Biggs was involved in Britian's greatest heist, the great train robbery. He went on the run after two years in prison and fled the county as a fugitive. For the next 36 years Ronnie Biggs was exciled in Brazil.

The Great Train Robbery

In 1963 Britain's biggest heist took place netting the receipients £2.4million in cash. Only a tiny percentage of the proceeds were ever recovered.

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