DHS Announces Security Standards for Freight and Passenger Rail Systems [November 13, 2008] [open pdf - 32KB]
This Press Release published by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), announces the implementation of "regulations aimed at strengthening the security of the nation's freight and passenger rail systems and reducing the risk associated with the transportation of security-sensitive materials.'By striking a sensible balance of security guidelines with certain regulatory requirements, we're enabling the rail and chemical industries to be stronger partners,' said Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff. 'The results are sound security measures without excessively burdening owners and operators.' "
United States. Dept. of Homeland Security: http://www.dhs.gov/