[W]ere you travelling on a Northern Rail train between Newcastle and Carlisle on Sunday, 5 November?
Sometime between 3.10pm and 4.45pm an elderly man reported being verbally abused by a group of men on the train.
He later had a bottle thrown at him by the same group while travelling between Brampton and Carlisle.
The group of six were aged between 20 and 28, some were bearded and were carrying luggage.
If you were the victim or you witnessed the incident or have any other information which could help the investigation, please contact BTP by calling 0800 40 50 40 or text 61016, quoting reference number 188 13/11/17.