Policy paper

Land adjacent to railway, bus and coach stations security: reducing vulnerabilities

Information for local authorities regarding practices to prevent terrorist activities in public environments adjacent to transport stations.


Guidance to local authorities: mitigating security vulnerabilities outside railway, bus and coach stations

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Security topics covered include:

  • staff vigilance
  • mitigation methods
  • litter and rubbish management
  • bicycle storage and systems
  • street environment, vendors and vending machines
  • parking control and enforcement
  • CCTV
  • construction near transport areas
  • liaison with transport operators

The practices are relevant to areas adjacent to:

  • national rail
  • light rail (including tram and underground)
  • bus and coach stations
  • termini
  • passenger transport hubs.
Published 9 October 2017