British Transport Police

We are the national police force for the railways. Every day, we police the journeys of over six million passengers. Our aim is to keep you safe and make you feel secure while you travel.

Latest news

Project Guardian goes Global Project Guardian goes Global ›

We took part in a transatlantic police operation, cracking down on unwanted sexual behaviour on public transport.

New Chief Constable announced New Chief Constable announced ›

Deputy Chief Constable Paul Crowther OBE has been appointed as the next Chief Constable.

Advice and information

British Transport Police officerAdvice for travellers

How you can keep yourself and your possessions safe while travelling.

How we tackle crime
Find our how we are helping to keep the railways safe and secure for passengers and staff.

Victims of crime
What to do if you've witnessed or become a victim of crime on the railways.

Frequently asked questions
Answers to some of the questions we're asked, from which number to call to funding.


Contact Us

To report a crime or incident, call

0800 40 50 40

or text 61016

In an emergency call 999

How are we doing?

Operation Magnum and theft of passenger property

Thefts of passenger property from 1 Apr 2013 to 1 Jan 2014 11,174
Difference compared to thefts from 1 Apr 2012 to 1 Jan 2013 12.8%
Crime stats

Crime maps and stats

If you’re looking for more information about crime in your area, visit our Crime maps and statistics site.

Crime Maps and Stats site ›

My local team

Find out what we're doing in your local area to help you travel safely

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