Train Robbery

  • UP: Injured train 'passengers' turn out to be robbers April 2, 2013

    Agra: The Delhi-Patna Jansadharan Express robbery case near Agra took an interesting on Tuesday when the Railway Police revealed that passengers who were claiming that they had been beaten up and thrown off the train by the robbers were the ones who had actually committed the crime. According to police...
  • UP: Miscreants rob train passengers of Bihar-bound train April 2, 2013

    New Delhi: A gang of miscreants looted cash and valuables from passengers of the Delhi-Patna Jansadharan Express on Monday in Uttar Pradesh. The miscreants not only snatched cash and other valuables from the passengers but also pushed some of them out of the train after they tried to resist...
  • Ronnie Biggs apologises for Great Train Robbery November 15, 2011

    London: The 'Great Train Robber' Ronnie Biggs has finally apologised for the death of the train driver coshed in the infamous heist of 2.6 million pounds in the UK. Victim Jack Mills died in 1970, some seven years after the Great Train Robbery which was committed by a 15-member gang on...
  • Dacoits loot train on Jharkhand-Bengal border August 2, 2009

    Kolkata: The passengers of three air-conditioned coaches of Barbil-Howrah Janshatabdi Express were on Saturday night looted of cash and valuables by armed dacoits between a Maoist-infested place on the border of West Bengal and Jharkhand. South Eastern Railway sources said a five-member gang, most of them carrying firearms, of dacoits...
  • The 'Great Train Robber' close to death, says son July 4, 2009

    London: The "Great Train Robber" Ronnie Biggs, one of a 15-strong gang which stole a then record £2.6 million in used notes from the Glasgow to London mail train in 1963, is close to death, his son has claimed. According to Michael Biggs, his 79-year-old father has pneumonia, plus...