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Re: OUTAGE: train derailment in Atlanta, fiber cut

  • From: mwinter
  • Date: Fri Sep 11 08:37:02 1998

Worldcom told me more than 800 DS3 are affected on their part. It's a 
train derailment between Buckhead (?), Georgia and Social Circle, Georgia.
other carriers are affected too.

On Fri, 11 Sep 1998, Dave Rand wrote:

> [In the message entitled "OUTAGE: train derailment in Atlanta, fiber cut" on Sep 11,  5:47, Sean Donelan writes:]
> > Today is off to a great start.
> > 
> > A train derailed outside of Atlanta cutting several fiber cables
> > affecting service in the southeast.
> 
> MFS has a total of 613 DS3's down at this time - no ETR.  No word on
> how many other carriers are affected.  Outage began at 02:15 PDT,
> roughly.
> 
> Looks like self-healing SONET, isn't. :-(

Just wait for the self-healing teams to finish their work :-)))

- Martin Winter
  Exodus Communications




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