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TODAY   |  January 13, 2014

Feds to install cameras on passenger trains

Federal rail officials are planning a nationwide installation of cameras on passenger trains in an effort to improve passenger safety, with one set of cameras keeping an eye on the crew and another facing the tracks.

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>>> federal rail officials will install cameras on passenger trains nationwide in an effort to improve passenger safety . under the plan, one set of cameras would keep an eye on the crew, another set would face the tracks. installation could begin this year. four people were killed and 67 injured when the commuter train derailed in new york last month. officials say the train's engineer dozed off shortly before that accident.