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Two trains en route to Washington searched by Amtrak police

(The Associated Press circulated the following article on May 21.)

WASHINGTON -- Amtrak is mum on why a pair of its signature Acela Express high speed trains were stopped and searched last night.
Both trains were bound to Washington from New York.

One was north of Philadelphia when it was stopped. The other was near Baltimore-Washington International Airport.

Amtrak police officers and dogs searched the trains, both of which were delayed 40 minutes.

Friday, May 21, 2004

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