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Re: OUTAGE: train derailment in Atlanta, fiber cut

  • From: James B. Slayden Jr.
  • Date: Fri Sep 11 10:38:17 1998

Buckhead a small (yuppy) burb of Altanta, Ga.

James S.

>  From netconfig  Fri Sep 11 05:46:32 1998
>  From: mwinter@exodus.net
>  Date: Fri, 11 Sep 1998 05:27:54 -0700 (PDT)
>  X-Sender: mwinter@bengi-w
>  To: Dave Rand <dlr@bungi.com>
>  cc: Sean Donelan <SEAN@SDG.DRA.COM>, nanog@merit.edu
>  Subject: Re: OUTAGE: train derailment in Atlanta, fiber cut
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>  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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