Transport Police are to use new technology in a major crackdown on crime and anti-social behaviour on trains.
From today passengers who see or witness anything suspicious can alert officers by text. Police say it should help them build up a better picture of where to target resources.
Our Transport Correspondent Mike Pearse reports and speaks to Dep Ch Const Paul Crowther of British Transport Police.
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