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All British Transport Police officers to wear body worn cameras

The British Transport Police will start an immediate roll-out of body worn cameras to its frontline officers to bring about "speedier justice for victims."

Specialist firearms officers to patrol UK train services

The British Transport Police has announced that trained firearm officers are to start patrolling onboard trains following the UK's increased terror threat level to critical. Armed officers have been patrolling the London Underground since December but this will mark the first...

British Transport Police ramps up presence following Manchester bombing

Members of the public should expect to see more police patrolling Britain’s railway stations following the bomb attack in Manchester on Monday night. British Transport Police (BTP) will be deploying ‘more officers than usual’ – including armed personnel – on...

DB to invest €40m in video surveillance

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is to invest 40 million euros in improving CCTV systems across the German rail network. The new cameras will improve coverage at some of the country's key stations. There are currently 4,800 cameras at around 640 stations around...

Crime levels rise on Tube network despite record low stats

Crime on London's public transport system has fallen to its lowest ever level despite an increase in criminal activity on parts of the rail network, according to new figures released today. Annual figures published by the Metropolitan Police Service and...

Cannabis factory discovered in disused railway tunnels

Four men have been jailed after police discovered a commercial-scale cannabis factory in a disused railway tunnel in north Wales. Officers recovered 1,207 plants in various stages of growth from the Faenol Tunnels in Bangor. The cannabis factory was hidden behind...

BTP statement: Train guard jailed for manslaughter

BTP has released a statement following the sentencing of a train guard to five years in jail for manslaughter. Christopher McGee, 45, of Edenhurst Avenue, Wallasey, was found guilty of manslaughter by gross negligence following a trial at Liverpool Crown...

£25,000 reward offered for Angus derailment leads

A £25,000 reward is being offered to anyone with information leading to an arrest of those responsible for a train derailment in Angus. The front section of the 8.04am passenger service between Edinburgh and Aberdeen came off the tracks at...

BTP launches investigation into Angus derailment

BTP officers believe an object placed deliberately on a rail track in Angus caused the derailment of a CrossCountry service at the weekend. The front section of the 8.04am passenger service between Edinburgh and Aberdeen came off the tracks at...

Cocaine haul worth £100,000 seized at Aberdeen rail station

Police have seized £100,000 worth of cocaine from a 31-year-old man at Aberdeen railway station. The man, who is from Chesterfield, is due to appear at Aberdeen Sheriff Court following yesterday's (October 25) search. Detective Inspector Kevin Walker, of Grampian Police's...

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