News archives: 2013

A selection of news stories that have been featured on our website in 2013. See more on our latest news page.

BTP officer with London 2012 volunteer

December 2013

DCC Paul Crowther awarded an OBE (31 December 2013)

Central London passengers advised ahead of New Year's Eve travel (30 December)

Awards ceremony honours officers, staff and members of the public (6 December 2013) 

Every theft tweeted over 24 hours to highlight Christmas thieves’ tactics (5 December 2013)

BeAware of Christmas crooks’ tactics (2 December 2013)

November 2013

Twitter alerts available for real-time major incident updates (18 November 2013)

Operation Wiggins returns for day of action in November (11 November 2013)

October 2013

25 arrests during operation to combat pickpocketing and theft in London (23 October 2013)

September 2013

Officers step up efforts to reduce trespass incidents and suicide attempts (19 September 2013)

Operation Wiggins launches to cut down on cycle theft (9 September 2013)

61016 update: 1,185 reports recorded in six months of text service (6 September 2013)

BTP needs you! Join our Youth Board and help make the railways a safer place (5 September 2013)

Officers help build transport confidence of Alzheimer’s and dementia sufferers (3 September 2013)

August 2013

Every theft tweeted over 24 hours to highlight thieves’ tactics (29 August 2013)

BTP's renewed pledge to travelling football fans as new season begins (23 August 2013)

How to secure your luggage on trains (23 August 2013)

Orphan ducklings rescued from tracks by BTP officers (16 August 2013)

New videos show 13 common theft tactics (12 August 2013)

Crime on Britain’s railways falls for ninth year in a row (12 August 2013)

July 2013

VIDEO: Missing £1.2 million violin recovered after complex BTP investigation (30 July 2013)

Our Twitter chats with Everyday Sexism and Project Guardian (26 July 2013)

'Stay off the tracks this summer' warn BTP officers as summer holidays begin (25 July 2013)

Transport Minister launches dedicated BTP team for Borders Railway (18 July 2013)

35 arrests during crack down on thieves and pickpockets in London (5 July 2013)

June 2013

Anti-fraud operation sees 14 arrests at Stratford (7 June 2013)

BTP gears up for Blackpool Pride (5 June 2013)

May 2013

Protesters in the spotlight on public order training day (10 May 2013)

BTP officers join forces with Network Rail for International Level Crossing Awareness Day 2013 (7 May 2013)

April 2013

Chief Constable Andy Trotter welcomes increased rail passenger numbers (23 April 2013)

Fans reminded to have a safe journey as football season reaches conclusion (15 April 2013)

March 2013

Railway dangers highlighted by primary school poster competition (27 March 2013)

Chief Constable's Commendation for a very special Special Constable (25 March 2013)

BTP Wales presented with 17 new body-worn video cameras (14 March 2013)

Abandoned bikes from Euston station donated to local community group (12 March 2013)

48 hours in the life of our new 61016 text number (8 March 2013)

February 2013

BTP officers featured in major BBC series 'The Railway: Keeping Britain on Track' (20 February 2013)

More support for people suffering from mental health issues in north London (4 February 2013)

January 2013

Training the officers of the future (17 January 2013)

Celebrating 150 years of the Tube (9 January 2013)

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