A man who pocketed commuters’ charity donations across the South has been jailed for 13 months.
An investigation has been launched after the death of a man who jumped from a multi-storey car park.
Police say the incident started after a man made homophobic comments about a passenger's dyed green hair.
Rail passengers will be able to report incidents to police via text message under plans announced today.
It follows the launch of a new non-emergency text number by British Transport Police (BTP).
The 61016 text number will be monitored 24/7 and whilst it is not for reporting emergencies, there will be the capacity to send a policing response if required.
British Transport Police officers have released CCTV images of people they would like to speak to following incidents of cycle theft in the Sussex area over the past few months. Investigators are appealing to the public to come forward to help identify people, captured by the cameras.
PC Billy Burstow said: “The officers investigating nine cases have followed a number of lines of enquiry and circulated images on police intelligence systems to try to get names for people - but to no avail so far."
Investigations are continuing into the circumstances that led to the death of an eighty-five-year-old man at a level crossing.
The car he was travelling in was struck by a freight train in Yarnton in Oxfordshire on Wednesday 2nd January. The driver, a seventy-eight-year-old man, was taken to hospital. Our Transport Correspondent Mike Pearse has the latest.
A man has died and another person is in hospital after a car was struck by a freight train at a level crossing in Oxfordshire. Crash investigators are still at the scene this evening.
The collision happened at the Sandy Lane level crossing in Yarnton near Kidlington just before four o'clock this afternoon. Our Transport Correspondent Mike Pearse reports.
British Transport Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was robbed at gunpoint. This morning, officers have been outside Brockenhurst rail station in a bid to find more information about last week's incident.
– Detective Inspector Sarah White, of British Transport Police
"As part of our ongoing investigation we are following up a number of leads, including viewing CCTV, analysing intelligence we’ve received and awaiting the result of forensic evidence, all of which could bring us closer to identifying the person responsible.
“I would like to thank members of the public and commuters for their patience while we conducted our appeal at Brockenhurst - we received some useful information which will be followed up by detectives."
The British Transport Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was attacked on a train in Gillingham. They are particularly keen to speak to taxi drivers or local companies from the Medway area.
– British Transport Police Statement
The victim of this attack is now in a critical condition in hospital. We believe that up to three black men may have taken a taxi from Gillingham to south east London shortly after the stabbing took place.
The stabbing was reported shortly before 6.15pm yesterday, Tuesday, 24 July, when police were called to a report of a fight involving a small group of men on board the 18:24 service from Gillingham to London Charing Cross.
A man, believed to be 17 and from Dartford, was found suffering from serious injuries having received two stab wounds to the chest and abdomen.
The British Transport police have released cctv images of a man they are hoping to speak to after a man threatened to attack a train conductor at Crawley railway station in Sussex. It happened at around 1pm on Tuesday 3rd April, while the conductor was carrying out routine ticket inspections.
Anyone with information should contact the British Transport Police for free on 0800 40 50 40 quoting reference B5/LSA** of 6 June**.