New UK Transport Liaison Officer welcomed by TransPennine Express
TransPennine Express is delighted to welcome Sergeant Steve O’Callagan, a police officer for 18 years, in the vital role of assisting the rail operator with day-to-day and special operations.
The new British Transport Police Liaison Officer will support the rail network, keeping it as safe as possible for customers and staff.
The first 13 years of Steve’s career saw him working with Derbyshire Constabulary before joining British Transport Police based in Sheffield, which is also his home town.
Sergeant O’Callaghan said: “I’m really looking forward to browsing the network and learning about the different routes and stations.
“I look forward to beginning to build relationships with my new TPE colleagues and the communities they serve, while using previous policing experience to continue to improve the relationship between TPE and BTP.”
“I have worked in a number of police services and specialist roles, including Safer Neighborhood Policing Teams, so I have experience in community engagement and partnership roles.
“I have a real passion for working in partnership and I already have a few initiatives in the works that I’m excited to lead.
“But, more than anything, I love working with people and I will be spending a lot of time on the network as part of my role. If you see me on your trip, please say hello.
Kathryn O’Brien, Director of Customer Service and Operations at TransPennine Express, said: “We are really pleased to have Steve on board with TPE and look forward to working with him to develop new ways to ensure safety. of our customers and colleagues when traveling with TPE.
“Steve’s arrival is part of a long-standing partnership we have with BTP and underlines the industry’s commitment to providing the best possible travel experience for everyone who depends on rail.