back to article Amtrak back on track after server breakdown forces dozens of cancellations

Amtrak trains across the US are back on schedule after a server breakdown forced the rail service to cancel dozens of routes across the American Midwest and parts of California. In a statement released over the weekend, Amtrak attributed the sudden spike in cancellations to "intermittent communications issues" with a rail- …

  1. Korev Silver badge

    Sounds like some IT teams are due for some training

    Looks like there was a sleeper on the job...

    1. Korev Silver badge

      They couldn't see the points of working...

      1. Korev Silver badge

        They need to alter some buffer settings on the server...

    2. Anonymous Coward
      Anonymous Coward

      We'll eventually get the Who Me? entry from a Wabco staffer who will explain how they got sidetracked while they were tending a critical process. They'll fill us in on how everything flew off the tracks. You just know that a blameless admin will get railroaded for the failure.

      1. Sceptic Tank Silver badge
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        From the wrong side of the tracks.

        This is sending out the wrong signals.

  2. Gene Cash Silver badge

    Brought AMTRAK to a crawl?

    How could anyone tell?

    The main train to the west coast has "temporarily" been out of service for 5 years now.

  3. Refugee from Windows

    Familiar territory

    Transpennine Express beat them to it, with similar problems causing widespread chaos. The main difference is that they are managing to cut off the East Coast here and in particular to Scarborough.

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