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The mission of TSA's Rail Passenger Security group is to protect the nation's railroad passengers, employees, and properties.

Since the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, the 7/7 London subway bombings, and the Madrid rail bombings, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has taken several steps to manage risk and strengthen our nation’s rail and transit systems by:

Learn more about our work in rail security by reading our fact sheet on rail security. Rail Security Facts

Transit and Rail Inspection Pilot Programs - Rail security programs

Security Awareness - Security Awareness Tips For Passengers

Prohibited Items - TSA advises that you follow these prohibited item guidelines...

Resources (Links) - A list of rail travel resources for further investigation...

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