British Transport Police

Kings Cross Disaster: 27 Years on, Boris Johnson et al Are Playing With Fire

Karl Davis | Posted 19.11.2014 | UK
Karl Davis

History doesn't just repeat, it gathers its forces at the borders of ignorance and complacency, ready to stage a guerrilla attack...

Shocking Footage Of Blind Man Thrown Onto Train Tracks

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 25.10.2014 | UK

This is the shocking moment a blind man was violently assaulted and thrown onto the tracks by thugs at a train station. The video shows the man bei...

Two Killed By Freight Train At Crossing 'Deliberately Stepped On Tracks'

PA | Posted 09.07.2014 | UK

A man in his 80s and a woman in her 70s who died after being struck by a freight train at a level crossing are thought to have deliberately stepped on...

'Bomb!' - Faulty Laptop Smoke Causes Tube Terror

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 19.06.2014 | UK

Dozens of commuters fled a busy Tube station in panic fearing a suicide bomber this morning after a passenger's laptop overheated, causing sparks and ...

Shocking Footage Of Elderly Man Punched On Tube (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.04.2014 | UK

An elderly man was repeatedly punched on a London Underground train and apparently knocked out of by the force of it, this shocking video shows. Th...

LOOK: Do You Know This Man? Police Hunt 'Train Masturbator'

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Police have released a photograph of a person they would like to speak to in connection with reports of a man masturbating on a busy commuter train. ...

LOOK: Terrifying Moment Train Misses Cyclist By Inches

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 02.10.2013 | UK

Dramatic footage shows the moment a cyclist came within inches of being wiped out by a train at a level crossing. The woman is seen passing through...

Two-Year-Old Left With Broken Collarbone In Train Race Attack

Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.06.2013 | UK

A two-year-old boy has had his collarbone broken in a racially motivated attack at a London train station. Police are appealing for information aft...

Father's Grief Over Teenagers' Train Deaths

Posted 19.06.2013 | UK

The father of a teenager who was killed by a train in an apparent suicide pact with a school friend has spoken of his grief. The 18-year-old, named...

On Not Being Racist

Genevieve Shanahan | Posted 11.08.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Genevieve Shanahan

Racism is not something we get to fix, once and for all. Racism is not something we get to opt out of. To imagine it is is to vastly underestimate the way in which our culture is steeped in bigotry.

Hand Grenade Found On Train Track Near Leeds Station

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.06.2013 | UK

A bomb squad has been dispatched to deal after an old hand grenade was discovered on a train track near Leeds station. Rail passengers have been se...

Dog On Tube Bites Man In Groin

Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.05.2013 | UK

A commuter had to be taken to hospital after a boxer dog attacked him on the tube, biting him so hard he left three puncture marks in his crotch, poli...

Tube Race Rant Horror As Teen Smacks Woman Who Called Him 'Smelly F***ing Nigerian

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.01.2013 | UK

A violent racist confrontation broke out between two passengers on a London Underground train when a young man took a swing at a woman who called him ...

Man Killed As Freight Train Hits Car On Level Crossing

PA | Posted 02.01.2013 | UK

A man has died and another person is in hospital after a car was hit by a freight train on a rural level crossing. The dead man is believed to have...

London Underground Gets Plastered

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 10.10.2012 | UK

As you thunder through London, hundreds of feet below the ground, perusing a map, you may have noticed the White City is now adjacent to Shepherd’s ...

Police Hunt Man Who Soaked Train Passenger With Bottle Of Urine (PICTURES)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 14.08.2012 | UK

Police are hunting a man who poured a bottle of urine through a stationary train window, soaking a female passenger. Officers from British Transp...

Railway Detonator Explodes Leaving Teen Blind In One Eye

PA | Posted 12.08.2012 | UK

A teenage boy has lost the sight in his right eye after a railway detonator exploded in his face, police said. The 15-year-old suffered severe faci...

Now Police Officer Faces Sack After Foul-Mouthed Tirade

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.04.2012 | UK

A Met officer faces the sack for gross misconduct after he was convicted of launching a foul-mouthed tirade at an Asian takeaway manager. Pc Philip...

PICTURED: Disabled Sailor 'Degraded' By Train Guard

PA | Posted 03.04.2012 | UK

The first quadriplegic sailor to sail solo across the Atlantic was told by a guard he could not board a train because his electric wheelchair would da...

PICTURES: 'Blinding Explosion' As Bike Collides With Train

The Huffington Post UK | Dina Rickman | Posted 13.03.2012 | UK

This is the moment a train collided with a bike on rail tracks causing what police described as a "blinding" explosion. The British Transport Polic...

Man Hands Himself In Following Confrontation With Labour MP On Train

Posted 28.02.2012 | UK Politics

The Labour MP who confronted two men for allegedly making racist comments on a train has said the incident proves the worth of CCTV. John Woodcock,...

Horrific Moment A Woman Is Shoved Onto Live Tube Track (PICTURES, VIDEO)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 24.02.2012 | UK

Police are hunting a man who was captured on CCTV pushing a young woman onto a live Tube track. The footage shows the man shoving the 23-year-old v...

'Mindless' Train Surfing Caught On CCTV

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 13.02.2012 | UK

Police have condemned "mindless" offenders who "trainsurfed" along a rail platform. Officers from the British Transport Police (BTP) released CCTV ...

Have You Seen This Man? Blogger Films iPhone Thief

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 10.02.2012 | UK

A blogger has handed footage he shot of a thief stealing an iPhone from a commuter’s bag to police. Matt Parker was travelling on the 00.09 trai...

Renewed Plea For Public To Identify Ticket Inspector Attackers

Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.02.2012 | UK

Police have renewed their plea for members of the public to come forward and help identify the two youths who are thought to have stabbed a train insp...