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Rail Security Still Lacking 10 Years After 9/11

While airport security has drastically increased in recent years, rail security remains lax.

Changes to air travel since 9/11 are evident.  Passengers go through metal detectors, baggage is screened. But on Amtrak, the government-run rail system, no such procedures are in place, and officials believe such procedures are either unwarranted or impossible to implement.

Stan Jastrzebski

WFIU/WTIU News Senior Editor Stan Jastrzebski spent time as a reporter with WGN Radio in Chicago and as an editor at Network Indiana, an Indianapolis news service. Stan is the winner of awards from the Associated Press, the RTDNA, the Indiana Broadcasters Association and the Society of Professional Journalists. He hosts WFIU's Ask the Mayor and anchors WTIU's InFocus.

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