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Via Rail mulls tighter security after alleged terror plot

(Source: Canadian Press, August 4, 2013)

MONTREAL — Taking a train in Canada could soon become more like boarding an airplane as Via Rail considers greater scrutiny of checked baggage, more inspections by sniffer dogs and security checks on passengers. An alleged plot is said to have targeted a train that travels from New York City to Ontario, operated by U.S. rail service Amtrak south of the border and Via Rail staff in Canada.

Full Story: CBC News

Monday, August 5, 2013

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