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05-10-2011, 01:00 AM #1
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U.S. Senate
Schumer Proposes 'No Ride' List for Train Travelers

Published May 09, 2011

| FoxNews.com

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Monday: Sen. Charles Schumer, right, and Sen. Frank Lautenberg look on as U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood announces new rail funding at New York' Pennsylvania Station.


Monday: Sen. Charles Schumer, right, and Sen. Frank Lautenberg look on as U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood announces new rail funding at New York' Pennsylvania Station.

A "glaring loophole" in security of the nation's rail system demands that Amtrak begin much tougher scrutiny of passengers before boarding, New York Sen. Chuck Schumer said Monday, proposing a "no ride" list similar to airlines' "no fly" lists.

Schumer suggested a new screening process would be relatively simple to implement. Passengers already have to give their name when purchasing tickets for the train, but Schumer's plan would call for riders to show photo ID before boarding. The IDs would be compared to the name on their ticket and matched




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