Staff at 'Scotland's worst station' to get body cams in blitz on yobs after protests and emergency summit [Daily Record]





Date: 29/06/2017

Staff at Hamilton Centrals Railway station are to be provided with body-worn CCTV cameras after they dubbed it the worst in Scotland because of teenage gangs. Trade Unions, the British Transport Police and politicians attended an emergency round-table summit to discuss the anti-social behaviour. It was organised by Hamilton, Larkhall and Stonehouse MSP Christina McKelvie on Tuesday after staff demonstrated outside the station in a bid to get management to sit up and recognise the situation, which they described as scandalous. James Ledgerwood, head of economic development at the ScotRail Alliance, said: The safety of our staff and customers is always our number one priority. The type of behaviour that we are seeing is totally unacceptable and is not just restricted to the railway station.


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Scotrail say 'type of behaviour that we are seeing is totally unacceptable' at Hamilton Central.

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