The right ticket for train security
Timothy Compston discovers if train security is on track in the aftermath of the failed French attack
The attack on a high-speed train travelling from Amsterdam to Paris in August – which was thankfully thwarted by the actions of those on board – has once again brought into sharp relief just how vulnerable rail passengers are in such confined conditions. The fact that the suspect was able to join the service in Brussels without raising any suspicions, allegedly carrying a concealed handgun, assault rifle with 270 rounds of ammunition, a box-cutter and petrol, certainly gives cause for concern.
Although . . .