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Senators caution WMATA against cyber threats in new rail cars

(Source: Progressive Railroading, January 23, 2019)

Four Democratic senators representing the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority's (WMATA) service area are calling on the agency to mitigate cybersecurity risks as it seeks to procure new 8000-series rail cars. The senators raised concerns about potential security risks should the rail-car contract be issued to manufacturers funded by certain other foreign governments.

Full story: Progressive Railroading

Thursday, January 24, 2019

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