Tracking the Hooligans
Another new BTP related book has recently been published.
It is written former BTP officers by Mike Layton and Alan Pacey.
From the cover:
“On an average Saturday, some thirty trains carried police escorts of between two and eight officers. Officers sometimes reached the destination with their uniforms soiled . . . → Read More: Tracking the Hooligans: The History of Football Violence on the UK Rail Network
The Wild Bunch Posse
BTPHG member Graham Satchwell has highlighted a website dedicated to railway policing in the United States.
The Railroad Police was developed by Special Agents Matt West and Paul Miller of the Union Pacific Railroad Police to promote the history of Railroad Policing as well as explaining . . . → Read More: The Railroad Police
The city was a transport hub during the war so the men came from all over the country.
Perhaps not directly Police related, but certainly of historical significance to the railway, a new online resource has been launched.
It is called Peterborough and the Great War. Hundreds of messages written . . . → Read More: Peterborough and the Great War
Our World War One Roll of Honour team have been continuing their good work on this important project.
This time they have found one of our forebears who had been misidentified. Lance Corporal Herbert John LAUGHLIN of the Grenadier Guards was a PC in the Great Western Railway Police prior to . . . → Read More: Herbert John LAUGHLIN