Passenger and Freight Rail Security

Members will hear testimony on actions that have been taken to enhance the security of passenger and freight rail transportation since the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001; additional steps that should be taken to protect the rail system from terrorist attack; and improvements that could be made to ensure these efforts are effectively coordinated among the agencies with responsibility for rail safety and security. Senator McCain will preside. Witnesses will be announced at a later time.

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Opening Remarks

  • The Honorable Thomas R. Carper

  • The Honorable Joe Biden


  • Mr. Peter Guerrero

  • The Honorable Asa Hutchinson

  • The Honorable Robert Jamison

  • The Honorable Allan Rutter

Witness Panel 2

  • Mr. William W. Millar

  • Dr. Jack Riley

  • Mr. John O’Connor