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Rail Security Issues

Rail Security Issues and Reports

Rail security has become a major issue since 911, and the Teamsters are very involved in any discussion concerning the security and protection our members, as well as that of the American public. Below are several links to documents concerning security issues in America’s rail systems.

GAO Report on Freight Rail Security: Actions Have Been Taken to Enhance Security, but the Federal Strategy Can Be Strengthened and Security Efforts Better Monitored

TSA's Preparedness for Mass Transit and Passenger Rail Emergencies, by Department of Homeland Security

GAO Report on Rail Security: TSA Improved Risk Assessment but Could Further Improve Training and Information Sharing