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Railroads building on current anti-terror technology

(The following appeared on the Journal News website on May 22, 2011.)

NEW YORK — Anti-terrorism measures on trains remained in the news last week when Amtrak CEO Joseph Boardman argued before a Senate subcommittee that more money should be spent on the effort.

One tactic discussed was budding technology that can alert train operators when a track has been tampered with or otherwise disturbed.

Railroads already use some systems that can alert train engineers to problems ahead.

Full story: The Journal News

Monday, May 23, 2011

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