Great Train Robber dies

Bruce Reynolds, the man behind the 1963 Great Train Robbery, has died aged 81, his son has confirmed.

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Reynolds became infamous star after 1963 train heist

Bruce Reynolds was jailed in 1968 for 25 years for his part in 1963's infamous train heist, but was released in 1978. Credit: PA/PA Archive
He and fellow conspirator Buster Edwards soon capitalised on their notoriety with a book launch. Credit: PA/PA Archive
The pair were reunited again in 1990 for the funeral of the robbers' "treasurer" Charlie Wilson, who was shot dead in Spain. Credit: Tony Harris/PA Archive

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