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Police hunt man and woman who racially abused Asian couple on train

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Officers from British Transport Police are looking to identify a man and woman after passengers were racially abused on board a train travelling between Edinburgh and Lancaster.At approximately 6.30pm on 11 November, a man and...
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Witness appeal after attack on train conductor at Edinburgh Gateway

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British Transport Police are looking for help to identify a man whom they believe he may be able to assist with their enquiries into an assault of a train conductor which took place at...

27-year-old man charged after five-year-old disabled girl allegedly verbally abused

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British Transport Police have charged a 27-year-old man from Edinburgh after a five-year-old disabled girl was allegedly verbally abused on a train from Glasgow to Bathgate as she made her way home with her family...

Woman sexually assaulted on Edinburgh to Newcastle train

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Police are trying to trace a man in connection with a sexual assault which may have taken place on the 5.05pm Edinburgh to Newcastle service on Sunday 20 May 2018.A 19-year-old woman from Northamptonshire, boarded the...

Witness appeal after woman sexually assaulted on Newcastle to Edinburgh train

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A police investigation is underway after a 30-year-old woman was sexually assaulted on the 6.30pm Newcastle to Edinburgh Waverley service operated by Virgin East Coast on Thursday 19 April.The woman was unable to find a seat on...

Police release CCTV images after Eddie Jones abused in Manchester

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British Transport Police have released images of four men they wish to speak to after England rugby coach Eddie Jones was verbally abused by a group of men outside Manchester Oxford Road train station...

Police called to reports of naked man spotted on rail tracks at Waverley Station

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Police were called to Edinburgh Waverley shortly before 9.20am this morning following reports that a naked man had been seen on the tracks.Trains between Waverley and Haymarket were delayed following the alert.Officers subsequently detained a...

Hunt for women who sang sectarian songs about killing British soldiers on train

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A police investigation is underway to trace two women acted aggressively towards other passengers and sang sectarian songs about killing British soldiers on a train between Edinburgh and Helensburgh on December 15 last year.The...

Appeal after racist behaviour on train between Edinburgh and Glenrothes

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British Transport Police are appealing for information after receiving a report that two men were shouting racist abuse at another passenger on a train between Edinburgh and Glenrothes with Thornton around 8.50pm to 9.10pm on Thursday...

Witness appeal after woman sexually assaulted on Inverness to Edinburgh train

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The British Transport Police are appealing for information after a woman was sexually assaulted on board a train from Inverness to Edinburgh Waverley.The incident happened at around 6pm on Friday 27 October.The victim was...

CCTV appeal after woman pushed off train at Edinburgh Park

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British Transport Police have released an  image of a male that officers believe may be able to assist with their enquiries into an incident that occurred on Monday 25 September 2017 in the Edinburgh area.An...

Hunt for man who lifted woman’s skirt on Edinburgh to Dunblane train

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Police have appealed for witnesses to an indecent incident on the 7.33pm ScotRail train from Edinburgh Waverley to Dunblane on Sunday 13 August.During the journey, a woman’s skirt was pulled up by a man as the train...

ScotRail Alliance and British Transport Police Prepare for Scotland v England

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The ScotRail Alliance and British Transport Police (BTP) are issuing travel advice to all customers ahead of Scotland's football World Cup qualifier against England on Saturday 10 June.Extra carriages will be added to services...

Police urge fans to concentrate on football ahead of Scottish Cup semi-final

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Greater Glasgow’s police chief is urging supporters to “focus on the football” ahead of this weekend’s Scottish Cup Semi-Final fixture between Hibernian and Aberdeen.A number of roadworks are in place that may affect those...

Police hunt four youths after ladder tethered to rail lines near Livingston

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A police investigation is underway after a  group of four youths risked derailing a train by placing a ladder onto a railway line at Livingston North station on Monday 4th April.The driver of an Edinburgh-bound train spotted the...

Toddler assaulted on Edinburgh Waverley to Peterborough train

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British Transport Police have released CCTV images after a toddler was assaulted on board the 4pm Edinburgh Waverley to Peterborough Virgin East Coast service on Sunday 12 February 2017.British Transport Police (BTP) is today...

Toddler kicked in head on Edinburgh to Peterborough train

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British Transport Police are appealing for information after a child was assaulted on board a train travelling from Edinburgh Waverley to Peterborough.The incident happened last Sunday  on the 4pm service, just before the train departed...

Operation to tackle metal theft, road safety and road crime in the Edinburgh area

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Police have been working with partners agencies to tackle metal theft, road safety and road crime in the Edinburgh area.Operation Scandium is a British Transport Police led initiative, which was set up to ensure...

Man killed by train near Linlithgow

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A man has died after being struck by a train near Linlithgow earlier this afternoon.Emergency service attended the scene just after noon and police officers are working to identify the victim and notify their...

“Be alert not alarmed” – key message from Police Scotland

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"Be alert, not alarmed” is the key message from Police Scotland as they carry out a range of activities to raise awareness on countering the threat of terrorism and offer reassurance to the public.The...

Witness appeal after woman assaulted on Glenrothes to Edinburgh train

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A police investigation is underway after a woman was slapped in the face by another passenger in the front carriage of a train travelling between Glenrothes and Edinburgh.The incident took place around 9pm on October 22.The...

Police hunt fans who sang sectarian songs on Inverness to Edinburgh train

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British Transport Police  in Scotland are appealing for information after up to 15 football fans sang offensive songs on a train over the weekend, witnessed by children and other supporters.At about 6.45pm on Saturday...

13-year-old boy in hospital after electric shock from overhead cable

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A police enquiry is ongoing after a 13-year-old boy received an electric shock from an overhead cable after allegedly climbing on top of a freight train.Police and ambulance services were called to the railway line at the...

Death of man found on railway line not being treated as suspicious

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British Transport Police have confirmed that the death of a man whose body was found on a disused railway line in Edinburgh last Friday is not being treated as suspicious.Officers launched a major enquiry after the...

Body found in tunnel near Abbeyhill Station

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A major police enquiry is ongoing after a body was found by a member of the public in a tunnel near a disused railway in Edinburgh earlier today,Officers from British Transport Police were called...

Man due in court following Haymarket assault

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After yesterday's appeal regarding an alleged assault at Haymarket Railway Station which took place on the same day as the Scottish Cup Final, police have arrested a 23-year-old man.The accused was detained in custody...

Police release CCTV following Haymarket attack

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British Transport Police (BTP) has released CCTV images of two men, as it is believed they may have information after a 37-year-old man was assaulted at Haymarket station on Saturday, 21 May 2016 –...

Police tackle metal theft and road crime

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Police Scotland officers from across the Eastern region are again teaming up with their British Transport Police colleagues to tackle metal theft, road safety and road crime under Operation Scandium.The initiative was set up...

Witness appeal following assault at Haymarket railway station

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British Transport Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward after a 37-year-old local man was assaulted at Haymarket railway station.The victim, who is a Rangers fan, was knocked unconscious during the incident which took place...

Hibs’ fans cleared of verbally abusing disabled man on train

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Police investigating an allegation that a disabled man was verbally abused by Hibs fans on their way to the game against Dumbarton on Saturday 27th February have charged a man with wasting police time.A...

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