The Roundhouse Podcast

062: The Great Train Robbery

Great Train Robbery

The Great Train Robbery is a myth and legend that still impacts popular culture. But what exactly did happen to the Royal Mail train on the night of August 8th, 1963? Author Nick Russell-Pavier walks us through the mysteries, mistakes, and misconceptions about this incredible true story.

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4 thoughts on “062: The Great Train Robbery

  1. Blaster

    This podcast has really struck GOLD with this latest episode! I listen on occasion, but the “Great Train Robbery” was of particular interest to me, as I’ve ridden over that famous bridge 20-30 times. This was an incredible story with great historical context, and it will ensure I’ll check back for future podcast titles. Excellent episode, great questions by the host and most certainly a great authority on the robbery by the gentleman being interviewed. Good Show!

  2. Mike O'Dorney

    I remember a tale that the first thing these robbers did with the money was to play Monopoly with real money!

  3. alex meadows

    I got a request I wonder if you view the person who had in the big boy restoration of 4014

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