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Smartphone Banned

News

Nov 06
9b63090a-2967-4e8b-9b28-c57e8be29bd4Amtrak has joined the list of those banning Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 smartphone. They are no longer allowed on trains, in stations and on platforms due to safety concerns. Passengers traveling with the phones will not be allowed to board or if they have boarded, will be asked to leave the train at the next stop. According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, there have been nearly 100 reports of batteries in the devices overheating. The ban includes Amtrak Thruway buses, vehicles, and as an item carried within a vehicle on Auto Train.