Commuters on the Central line are almost 200 times more likely to be victims of crime than passengers on the Waterloo and City, according to new figures released today.

The statistics, released following a Freedom of Information request, reveal there were 2,100 offences on Central line carriages in 2014 compared to just 12 on the Waterloo route – with theft the most common crime.

Reported by the Evening Standard. You can read the full story here. 

I am a journalist and author. I am a staff writer at the UK edition of WIRED magazine and in 2015 my book, Freedom of Information: A Practical Guide for UK Journalists, was published. I created FOI Directory in 2012.