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Homophobic, religious and race hate crimes on public transport are soaring
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Homophobic, religious and race hate crimes on public transport are soaring

The number of hate crimes reported to police across the country‚Äôs transport network has doubled over the past five years. Religious hate crimes on the railways, tubes and buses increased almost five-fold since 2013, while homophobic incidents saw a 200 per cent rise. British Transport Police (BTP) figures, obtained by The Independent through a freedom…