The ordinary mail train
leaves here at midnight with sleeping-cars.
It was no light running now, nor record time, but heavy toil each day, with a heavy load behind; for this was the mail train
, carrying word from the world to the men who sought gold under the shadow of the Pole.
It used a carload of paper every week, and the mail trains
would be hours loading up at the depot of the little Kansas town.
It also features the Great Train Robbery when Ronnie Biggs and his gang snatched pounds 3million in 1963 from a Royal Mail train
The collision of the Brahmputra Mail train
from Gauhati and the Awadh- Assam Express from New Delhi happened in Gaisan Station, in West Bengal state.
Back then he got 30 years for robbing a mail train
whilst today murderers only get 15 years and are freed in eight or ten to kill again.
6million from a Glasgow to London Royal Mail train
The new royal loco was used to pull a mail train
and, by chance, was named by The Queen at Euston in December 2000 .
Bags handled by Mr Alan Riley, now 62, were among those grabbed by the infamous robbers who ambushed the overnight mail train
in the pounds 2.
6million robbery of a Glasgow- to-London mail train
6million raid on a mail train
in 1963 - planned to appeal.
Sixteen postal workers injured in a Royal Mail train
crash at Stafford in which two others died are to claim at least pounds 100,000 in damages.