Amtrak steps up security

WASHINGTON – Beginning this week Amtrak will step up security…

WASHINGTON – Beginning this week Amtrak will step up security measures by randomly screening passengers’ carry-on bags as officers with automatic weapons and bomb-sniffing dogs patrol platforms. Amtrak is not upping security due to any recent threats, but officials feel that since the Madrid train bombings in 2004, enhancing security is a must-do especially when commuters are now taking trains to avoid security holdups at airports nationwide. For details on this, click here and return back to comment.

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