London Holding Message – Incident in Brussels – 20 June 2017

his CSSC message is sent on behalf of London Protect, and the National Coordinator Protect and Prepare.

‘We are aware that an incident that has taking place at the Central Railway Station, Brussels, Belgium, earlier this evening, and are monitoring the incident and making contact with our officers based in Brussels to obtain further information.

We will provide a further update, if appropriate, once we have an authoritative account of the incident.

The threat level to the Untied Kingdom from international terrorism remains at SEVERE – a threat is highly likely. Please be ALERT not alarmed.’

See It. Say It, Sorted – We’re asking rail passengers and people who use railway stations to help keep themselves and others safe by reporting unusual items or activity on the railway.

See It.

Please remain vigilant for anything that seems out of place or unusual on trains or at stations. This could include:

  • Someone being somewhere they shouldn’t be, for example trying to get through a door marked ‘no entry’
  • An unattended bag
  • Someone checking security arrangements, for example filming CCTV cameras at a station
  • Someone avoiding rail staff and police officers
  • Someone who could be concealing something under their clothing.

Say It.

If you see something that doesn’t feel right, we want to hear from you. Let us decide if what you have seen or what you know is important.

You should tell a member of rail staff or a police officer what you have seen. You can also call us on 0800 40 50 40, or text us on 61016.

In an emergency, always call 999.


We will check any information you give us thoroughly. Every day we receive reports about suspicious behaviour or unusual activity from members of the public and we take your information seriously.