Race hate crime on UK railways soared after Brexit vote, figures show
British Transport police recorded 119 suspected incidents in fortnight after EU poll, up 57% on previous two weeks
The number of suspected race hate crimes on Britain’s railways jumped sharply following the EU referendum, figures show.
In the fortnight after the vote, British Transport police (BTP) recorded 119 incidents including allegations of racist abuse and attacks at stations – equivalent to eight a day.
Source: Guardian Transport