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Posted at 7:32 AM ET, 02/ 2/2010

Metro conducts terror drill at Union Station

By Washington Post editors

Metro Transit Police officers with dogs and bomb technicians swarmed Union Station during the morning rush Tuesday in a show of force against a potential terrorist attack, part of a broader effort to bolster security in the rail system.

About 50 officers, including Metro's anti-terrorism unit, criminal investigators, special response teams and other squads, moved into the station about 7:30 to demonstrate heightened vigilance, Metro officials said.

By Washington Post editors  | February 2, 2010; 7:32 AM ET
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