BUSTER EDWARDS d1994. English gang-member of one of the UKs most notorious and famous crimes, The Great Train Robbery. On 8th August 1963, 15 gang members robbed a mail train at Bridego Bridge Buckinghamshire of £2.6 million cash (worth an estimated 40 million today) led by Bruce Reynolds. Thirteen of them were captured and imprisoned on 16th April 1964. Buster Edwards escaped and after spending time overseas returned to the UK and was imprisoned for 15 years in 1966. After his release in 1980, he ran a flower stall in Waterloo Station. He commited suicide in 1994.
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