Latest figures show fall in railway crime17/05/2012
Responding to the publication of crime figures for 2011/12 by the British Transport Police, which show that crime on the railways has fallen for the eighth successive year, ATOC Chief Executive Michael Roberts said: “It’s good news for passengers that the crime rate on Britain’s railways continues to get ever lower.
“Train companies take the safety and security of their passengers and staff extremely seriously which is why they spend millions of pounds installing more helps points at stations, providing funding for the British Transport Police and improving CCTV on trains.
“These figures show that this hard work is paying off, but train companies are not complacent and will continue to work with the British Transport Police and other industry organisations to ensure that our railways remain as safe as they possibly can be for passengers and staff.”
Notes to editors
The full crime statistics for the year can be downloaded from www.btp.presscentre.com
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