Domestic Passenger and Freight Rail Security

October 20, 2005

562 SD
The Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation will hold a Full Committee hearing on domestic passenger and freight rail security on Thursday, October 20, 2005, at 10 a.m. in Room 562 of the Dirksen building. At this hearing, the Committee will hear testimony concerning the passenger and freight rail security provisions of S. 1052, the Transportation Security Improvement Act, which is pending consideration by the Committee. The hearing also will examine public and private sector actions taken since September 11, 2001, and the attacks on rail systems overseas, to enhance the security of passenger and freight rail transportation.

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Witnesses are:


Majority Statement

  • Ted Stevens


Witness Panel 1

Witness Panel 2