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50 years since crime of century

The police investigation into the Great Train Robbery will be commemorated tonight, on the eve of the 50th anniversary of the crime.

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Police commended for solving Great Train Robbery

Video: They helped to solve what became known as the crime of the century - the Great Train Robbery. Fifty years ago today the country was stunned by the theft of £2.5m from a mail train.

It wasn't long before the gang was rounded up,and last night 18 police officers involved in the search were commended at a reunion ceremony in Oxfordshire. Sarah Cooper has our report.

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    Police officers who investigated the Great Train Robbery have been commended for their part in solving the "crime of the century"