Vandalism is a continuing problem for railroads despite educational and police campaigns by the industry and individual railroads. Automobile rack cars are the most frequent targets of vandals. Vandalism incidents involving the Florida East Coast are described, along with steps taken to protect the railroad's property. Glazing standards have been imposed by FRA on locomotives, passenger cars and cabooses to protect passengers and crews from projectiles fired and objects thrown at trains.

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    Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corporation

    508 Birch Street
    Bristol, CT  United States  06010
  • Publication Date: 1980-12-29

Media Info

  • Features: Photos;
  • Pagination: p. 54-56
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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00325430
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Feb 6 1981 12:00AM