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Bridego Railway Bridge

Ledburn, Mentmore, England
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Loved visiting this piece of British history.

This interests you if you like anything to do with the Great Train Robbery of August 1963. We... read more

Reviewed 23 June 2018
John Campbell H
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Interest from the notorious Great Train Robbery - not much to see

Very unremarkable railway arch at first look - but this is the railway arch that was the location... read more

Reviewed 21 April 2018
923Dan
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Swindon, United Kingdom
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“train robbery” (13 reviews)
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Ledburn, Mentmore, England
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Reviewed 23 June 2018

This interests you if you like anything to do with the Great Train Robbery of August 1963. We visited as part of our plan to travel the route taken by the robbers from robbing the train to arriving at their chosen hideout at Leatherslade Farm....More

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Reviewed 21 April 2018

Very unremarkable railway arch at first look - but this is the railway arch that was the location of the notorious Great Train Robbery in the 1960's. No information board - though i can understand why, and no sign posts, its a little tricky to...More

Thank 923Dan
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

This is only for selected people with an interest in railways, bridges, etc. It is famous as the scene of the Great Train Robbery of 1963. Other than the above, it is not for everyone.

1  Thank Les R
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Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

It's a bridge. But the history and what happened there is what makes it special. I don't understand people saying there is nothing to see there. What did you expect to see? It's a train bridge. Would a plaque make it all the more exciting??...More

1  Thank tizzwaz
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Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Cutting across from Milton Keynes we made our way towards Mentmore and Ledburn and had to ask where this historic bridge was located.The gentleman giving directions even informed us that there was nothing there.....but i wanted to visit and see for myself as i have...More

3  Thank shane s
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Reviewed 20 August 2017

I have always been interested in the Great Train robbery, and recently on a walk around Brill we passed the Farm where the gang hide out after robbing the train at this bridge. Not a lot to see here - but its part of our...More

2  Thank Philip H
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Reviewed 19 July 2017

After waiting almost 54 years, I finally visited this iconic bridge on 14 July 2017. The moment I stepped out of my car and stared at the bridge, I was mesmerised by what happened here in 1963. I've read books and watched various TV programmes...More

1  Thank stewsviews
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Reviewed 4 July 2017

Walked from the lookout position where Bruce Reynolds radioed 'This is it' to the site of Sears Crossing where the train was stopped at the red light to where it was moved to the white sheet marker at Bridego bridge and robbed. If you're fascinated...More

2  Thank lunny2015
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Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

Delightful lane and tiny road bridge under the railway one car at a time. Takes one back to times gone by.

1  Thank Middlemiss
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Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

This is Bridgego Bridge or Bridge 127 or Robbers Bridge as currently known by the railway, it is where Bruce Reynolds, Buster Edwards and Ronnie Biggs (although he had a very small part to play!) carried out the largest ever robbery on Thursday, 8 August...More

2  Thank werenotstoppingin
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RayEssex21753
9 March 2018|
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Response from Les R | Reviewed this property |
PS: Also the farm used is Leatherslade Farm, near the village of Oakley, not far from the M40, north of Oxford. Again, all marked on Google Maps.
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Hackwoo
23 July 2016|
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Response from werenotstoppingin | Reviewed this property |
Bridego Bridge, Leighton Buzzard LU7 0QD set it in your sat nav
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