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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