TITLE

Senate Approves $1.2B for Rail and Freight Security, Including $670M for Amtrak

AUTHOR(S)
Sanchez, Humberto
PUB. DATE
October 2004
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;10/5/2004, Vol. 350 Issue 31983, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the approval of legislation by the Senate enabling the allocation of funds for security enhancements to Amtrak's network of tunnels in the U.S. Improvement of the safety for the nation's passenger rail and freight transportation system; Recruitment of additional police and canine units; Improvement of explosives detection capabilities.
ACCESSION #
14654058

 

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