Increased security at key stations and routes throughout Euro 2020
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British Transport Police will be supporting fans and the railway industry throughout Euro 2020 with increased security across the rail network.
Matches will take place at Wembley stadium in London and at Hampden Park in Glasgow from Sunday 13 June onwards, as well as at other locations in Europe.
The tournament will be capped off with the Euros final at Wembley stadium on Sunday 11 July.
Throughout, officers will be at key locations, patrolling trains and stations nationwide, supporting fans as they travel to events.
Passengers can also expect to see Project Servator teams conducting unpredictable, highly visible patrols across the network. These officers are highly trained in identifying those with criminal or terrorist intent, and will be supported by specialist resources such as search dogs and armed police.
Superintendent Ricky Twyford said: “It’s fantastic we can welcome the Euros to London and Glasgow following a challenging 14 months.
“First and foremost, fans should feel safe and confident in travelling on the railway. Like the rest of the year, our officers will be patrolling the network, ensuring the safety and security of all using it.
“On match days there will be an increased presence at key locations as we support the return to sport.
“As with all major events, it’s very important for everyone using the railway to stay alert, be vigilant, and report anything suspicious to station staff, a BTP officer, or by texting 61016 with some brief details.
“It’s better to be safe and report any concerns no matter how small they may seem as any piece of information could be very important.
“We also encourage everyone travelling to follow the current Coronavirus legislation, and wear a facemask while on the rail network unless you have an exemption.”