Welcome to BTPA

The fifteen members of the British Transport Police Authority oversee the police force, set its targets and allocate funding for its budget.  We also deal with complaints and recruitment in certain cases, independent custody visiting and Freedom of Information requests.

More about what we do:

Duties and responsibilities | Complaints | Recruitment | Independent Custody Visiting | Freedom of Information


New targets will see policing where it’s needed most

New targets, vital for keeping the country moving and passengers safe, are being rolled out... more

Senior figure in policing world passes away

It is with great sadness that the Authority announces the sudden death of Catherine Crawford,... more

Railway policing in Scotland

In response to reports in the media regarding the future of railway policing in Scotland,... more

BTPA Upcoming Events

29.04.15 - People and Standards committee - view
15.05.15 - Performance Review Committee - view
29.05.15 - Audit and Risk committee - view
03.06.15 - Finance Committee - view
04.06.15 - Strategy and Planning Committee - view