CSX cites passenger trains as biggest security threat

04/23/2010 | ProgressiveRailroading.com · Journal of Commerce, The

Passenger rail poses a security risk to the freight railroads that own the tracks, Howard Elliott, CSX vice president for public safety and environment, told Congress at a hearing. Based on intelligence, "We believe that the greatest terrorist threat to CSXT comes from the approximately 8 million passenger and commuter train miles each year that operate on CSXT-owned rail lines," Elliot said. The American Public Transportation Association has asked Congress to allocate $1.1 billion for public transportation security.

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