CCTV cameras operated by TFL in London
Request ID: FOI-0511-1920
Date published: 17 June 2019
Can you please let me know how many CCTV cameras are currently being operated by TFL in London?
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.
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