Expect 'Enhanced' Security on Railroads over Labor Day Weekend, Homeland Security Secretary Says

Expect 'Enhanced' Security on Railroads over Labor Day Weekend, Homeland Security Secretary SaysJust weeks after several Americans thwarted an attack on a high-speed train in Europe, Homeland Security Sec. Jeh Johnson said today he had “great confidence in the safety of rail travel” in the United States –- and promised a boost in TSA’s rail presence over Labor Day weekend. As part of “Operation Rail Safe,” Johnson promised, travelers will see an “enhanced security presence” over the holiday -– including more canine explosive detection sweeps, random bag checks, and VIPR squad patrols.

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