Amtrak is the latest organisation to ban the Samsung Galaxy Note 7, following multiple incidents of the model’s battery exploding and a global recall.

From the Washington Post

Amtrak bans Samsung Galaxy Note 7

For anyone still carrying a Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phone, add all Amtrak trains and property to the list of places where your device is no longer welcome.

Amtrak officials have joined U.S. air carriers in banning travelers from bringing the phones on board when they travel. Amtrak officials said phones are no longer allowed on trains and in stations and platforms due to safety concerns…

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