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TSA Launches New Passenger Rail Security Pilot Program

The TSA today launched a test program to measure the feasibility of explosives screening for people and bags traveling on U.S. trains. Amtrak and Maryland Rail Commuter (MARC) passengers boarding at the New Carrollton train station will be screened for explosives starting May 4 as part of a pilot project to make rail travel safer, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced today. The goal of the Transit and Rail Inspection Pilot (TRIP) is to evaluate the use of emerging technologies to screen passengers and their carry-on items for explosives in the transit and rail environment in certain situations. The pilot program will last 30 days. Full Story

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