Topic : rail security

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'Flight shaming' movement shines spotlight on rail cybersecurity

| November 19, 2019

A growing focus on train travel comes exactly as railways become increasingly modernized by adopting connected technologies.

London Underground taps passenger-screening tech to detect knives

Security and Safety | September 16, 2019

Technology works by showing the size, shape and location of any concealed items that block a person’s body heat.

Security and Safety | October 31, 2018

China screening subway riders with facial recognition technology

Passengers are required to link their identification to their photos using a mobile phone application or station kiosk.

Security and Safety | June 27, 2017

L.A. Metro to launch bolstered police presence in July

The five-year, multi-agency approach includes the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, Los Angeles Police Department and Long Beach Police Department.             

Rail| April 26, 2017

Dozens of teens storm BART train, rob passengers

The incident happened at 9:30 p.m. Saturday at the Coliseum Station in Oakland aboard a Dublin/Pleasanton-bound train.

Security and Safety | April 19, 2017

Philadelphia investigator named '2016 Amtrak Officer of the Year'

Investigator O’Keefe was able to link several thefts of rental cars from Wilmington Station to a large-scale auto-theft ring operating out of Delaware and Pennsylvania.

Management & Operations| November 19, 2014

Metro-North, LIRR to acquire video cameras for trains

Outward-facing cameras will be used to record track and wayside activities, and inward-facing cameras will be used to record the engineer’s control area while the train is in operation.
Management & Operations| July 2, 2014

N.Y. police to crack down on subway acrobatics

Police Commissioner William Bratton acknowledges he is targeting subway acrobats as part of his embrace that low-grade lawlessness can cultivate a greater sense of disorder and embolden more dangerous offenders.

Rail| August 7, 2013

Via Rail considers new security checks in response to terror plot

New measures may include greater scrutiny of checked baggage, more inspections by bomb-sniffing dogs and security checks on passengers.

Rail| May 15, 2013

After alleged terrorist plot, VIA Rail Canada may check IDs

Part of an effort to enhance security after an alleged terrorist plot to derail one of its trains. VIA Rail does not typically check IDs.
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