British Transport Police

Disgruntled Passengers Who Stopped Train On Tracks Spark Police Hunt

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 29.09.2015 | UK

Police are trying to identify hundreds of passengers who pulled the emergency cord of a train and walked along the tracks after being told it would no...

If We Want to Tackle Sex Offences, More Institutions Need to Take a Leaf Out of the British Transport Police's Book

Verity Ryan | Posted 23.08.2015 | UK
Verity Ryan

Figures showing a 25% increase in sex offences reported to the British Transport Police (BTP) have been met with a tsunami of women sharing their own experiences of assault and harassment.

More Sex Crimes Are Being Reported On Britain's Railways

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 19.08.2015 | UK

The number of sex offences on Britain's railways increased last year while recorded crime went down for the 11th year in a row. There were 1,399 se...

King's Cross Station Evacuated Over Arrival Of Suspected Drug Dealer

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 14.08.2015 | UK

King's Cross was evacuated and filled with armed police over the arrival of a suspected drugs dealer on Thursday afternoon. A British Transport Pol...

Armed Police Board Tube Train In Search Of Attack Suspect

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 11.08.2015 | UK

Armed police officers searched a London Underground train on Tuesday in search of someone they believed had attacked a man. British Transport Poli...

Couple Who 'Engaged In Sexually Inappropriate Behaviour' On London To Essex Train Sought By Police

The Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 28.07.2015 | UK

Police have released CCTV images of a man and a woman they want to speak to, after a report of inappropriate sexual behaviour on board a London to Ess...

Man Arrested For Secretly Filming Up Women's Skirts On Tube

The Huffington Post UK | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 27.07.2015 | UK

A man has been arrested after being caught by two undercover police officers filming up women's skirts on the London tube. Clandestine officers, di...

'Acid' Attack On London Overground Shocks Commuters

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 25.06.2015 | UK

Police are hunting a suspect after a commuter and railway ticket inspector had a substance thought to be acid thrown in their faces on a train in nort...

Why I Support the Report It to Stop It Campaign

Nadia Henderson | Posted 25.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Nadia Henderson

When I watched British Transport Police's recent Report It to Stop It video, posted on Transport for London's YouTube channel on 13 April, I felt a chilling familiarity with the ordeal portrayed. I identified strongly with the victim's sense of powerlessness as she is being assaulted, unable to speak out or use any force to deter her harasser.

This Video Shows Shocking Sexual Harassment On The Tube

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 15.04.2015 | UK

Police are launching a crackdown on unwanted sexual behavior on London’s public transport with a shocking new video. The British Transport Police...

Police Investigate Video Of Woman Telling Black Man Why He 'Has A Problem'

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 14.02.2015 | UK

A video in which a woman tells a black man "you have a problem because you guys used to be slaves" is being investigated by police. The video, appa...

Fire Burns In Charing Cross Station

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Jack Sommers | Posted 24.11.2014 | UK

Charing Cross Station was evacuated earlier on Sunday after an incoming train caught fire. These extraordinary image was taken by one of the fleein...

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

Karl Davis | Posted 18.01.2015 | 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 ...