CCTV cameras operated by TFL in London

Request ID: FOI-0511-1920
Date published: 17 June 2019

You asked

Can you please let me know how many CCTV cameras are currently being operated by TFL in London?

We answered

TfL Ref: 0511-1920

Thank you for your request received by us on 20 May 2019 asking for information about the number of CCTV cameras currently being operated by Transport for London (TfL) in the capital.

Your request has been considered in accordance with the requirements of the Freedom of Information Act and our information access policy. I can confirm that we hold the information you require. You asked for:

how many CCTV cameras are currently being operated by TFL in London?

We publish information on why Transport for London uses CCTV and surveillance cameras via the following link to our website: https://tfl.gov.uk/corporate/privacy-and-cookies/cctv

I can advise that TfL operates the approximate numbers of CCTV cameras across our buildings and services:

Dial a Ride -  356

Lost Property Office -  5

London Transport Museum – 137

Facilities – 375

London Overground – 3149

Docklands Light Railway (DLR) – Trains: 894   Stations and depots: 1132

MTR Crossrail Stations: 717

Bus Operations/London River Services/Victoria Coach Station:1450

Streets/Tunnels – 1092

London Underground – Trains: 75000  Stations: 13,596

The March edition of the Audit and Assurance Committee report provided here https://tfl.gov.uk/corporate/publications-and-reports/audit-and-assurance-committee also explains about personal data disclosure made to the Police.

If this is not the information you are looking for, or if you are unable to access it for any reason, please do not hesitate to contact me.

Please see the attached information sheet for details of your right to appeal as well as information on copyright and what to do if you would like to re-use any of the information we have disclosed.

Yours sincerely

Jasmine Howard
FOI Case Officer
Information Governance
Transport For London

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