Advertisement: Communications and Engagement Officer

Applications for this position closed at 5pm on Friday, 13th September 2013.

The British Transport Police Authority (BTPA) is the independent body responsible for ensuring an efficient and effective police force for the railways throughout Great Britain. The British Transport Police is Great Britain’s dedicated national force policing the railways. Uniquely funded by the railway industry, it isn’t just responsible for protecting people and property on the entire rail network, but plays an important role in keeping the railways running smoothly.

About the BTPA

BTPA is an independent body of that oversees the British Transport Police. It is composed of 15 members who represent the rail operators and passengers. It maintains the force’s budget, allocates resources and makes senior appointments to the force. For more information, visit

British Transport Police is the specialist, national police service for Britain’s railways. It deals with major and minor crime, disorder and incidents, and covers the rail system in England, Wales and Scotland. Its police officers, Police Community Support Officers, Special Constables and support staff are recruited and trained like those of local forces and have the same powers.