railway users invited to have their say on station policing
and Highbridge rail passengers are being invited to have their
say on the way the area's railways are policed.
Transport Police (BTP) wants the general public and rail staff
to tell them what concerns them most about travelling or working
on the railway has fallen for the 10th successive year, according
to new figures.
who travels by train is invited to tell BTP their views on how
Highridge Railway Station and others are policed, and any concerns
they have about using rail services, and if they are worried about
any particular type of crime.
are interested to know whether travellers and rail staff are more
concerned with cycle theft or pickpockets, whether they want to
see more uniformed officers on late-night trains.
Chief Constable Paul Crowther said: "The work we have done
to reduce crime on trains and at stations in the past 12 months
has made a significant impact Operation Magnum, for instance,
has helped to bring down theft of passenger property by 17 per
is committed to getting passengers to their destination safely,
and making sure rail staff are safe at work. The answers people
give us will help improve the service we provide in policing the
railway during the coming year. What you tell us will help shape
railway policing in the months to come."
short survey can be completed online here.