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Caltrain to mount cameras on front of trains

Original post made on Jul 8, 2011

Video cameras mounted on the fronts of locomotives could be installed by Caltrain in August, pending a clarification of how the recordings would be saved or retained, the Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board voted on Thursday (July 7).

Read the full story here Web Link posted Thursday, July 7, 2011, 11:06 PM

Comments (3)

Posted by Chupacabra, a resident of Old Mountain View
on Jul 8, 2011 at 2:45 pm

"Suicides can't very well be prosecuted, he noted."

It sould be possible to go after the estate of the perp for the clean-up and wasted time it causes.

Posted by member, a resident of Cuesta Park
on Jul 8, 2011 at 3:36 pm

The legal fees may already be approaching $1.5 million. The level of judgement is approaching zero.

Posted by tommygee54, a resident of Rex Manor
on Jul 8, 2011 at 4:03 pm

No matter what, it is about time the trains will be mounted by cameras. If these suicide attempters happen to survive, by all means prosecute them.

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