Rail

MBTA turns station into emergency training facility

Posted on March 21, 2012

BOSTON — Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority officials are transforming an unused train tunnel and station into a training facility to teach transit police officers how to better handle crises underground, according to a Boston Metro report.

Using grant money from the Department of Homeland Security, the facility will turn the Oak Street railway into a "mock" train station to carry out drills, which will also be accessible to emergency responders from all surrounding cities and towns. For the full story, click here.

 

 

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