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Amtrak conducts security drill from NH to Virginia

(The Associated Press circulated the following on May 27, 2010.)

TRENTON, N.J. — Amtrak passengers will see more police at stations and on trains from New Hampshire to Virginia as part of a drill to test counterterrorism and incident response capabilities.

Amtrak says Thursday's drill is not a response to any particular threat.

The company says passengers can expect heightened patrols, increased security on trains, explosive-sniffing dogs and random bag inspections.

The drill was scheduled for the morning and afternoon rush hours.

Thursday, May 27, 2010

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