Stay alert on the move: how to protect yourself from pickpockets.

Opportunity invites theft. That’s why its important to pay attention to your belongings and make theft difficult for thieves. Our practical tips can help you with this.

But if something does go wrong, you can reach us at any time on 0800 117 117.

Tips from the transport police.

  • Be cautious of overly helpful strangers. This may be a diversion tactic.
  • Keep an even closer eye on your luggage when lots of people are getting on or off the train.
  • Pay attention to your valuables, especially in crowds.
  • Keep an eye on your luggage at all times.
  • Watch out for theft by deception: don’t let your valuables out of your sight, even if someone is politely asking you for something.
  • Carry your wallet/purse and mobile phone on your person in a closable inner pocket.
  • Keep your handbag or shoulder bag closed and positioned in front of your body with the zip pointing towards you.