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Schumer calls for 'do not ride' list for Amtrak

(Reuters circulated the following on May 7, 2011.)

NEW YORK — A senator on Sunday called for a "no-ride list" for Amtrak trains after intelligence gleaned from the raid on Osama bin Laden's compound pointed to potential attacks on the nation's train system.

Sen. Charles Schumer said he would push as well for added funding for rail security and commuter and passenger train track inspections and more monitoring of stations nationwide.

Full story: Reuters

Monday, May 9, 2011

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