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Amtrak IT Imploding ?

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Amtrak IT Imploding ?
Posted by blue streak 1 on Saturday, November 13, 2021 10:48 AM

Read the following bulletin from Amtrak.

Cardinal Train 51 which departed New York (NYP) on 11/12 is currently operating approximately 2 hours 45 minutes late due to a trespasser incident west of east of Huntington (HUN).

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Posted by CMStPnP on Saturday, November 13, 2021 1:22 PM

Can I just ask because I am confused here.    What does a news bulletin have to do with information technology?     I would think it would be more their public relations or public affairs department that is responsible.

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Posted by BaltACD on Saturday, November 13, 2021 1:28 PM

blue streak 1
Read the following bulletin from Amtrak.

Cardinal Train 51 which departed New York (NYP) on 11/12 is currently operating approximately 2 hours 45 minutes late due to a trespasser incident west of east of Huntington (HUN).

Local authorities get Impressed with their Power to 'stick it to the man' when there are such incidents.  To them Amtrak and the railroads are 'The Man'.

Very likely there was a argument over Engineers 'card' as his identity medium rather than his Drivers License.

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Posted by zugmann on Saturday, November 13, 2021 4:32 PM

 

Imploding because someone made a typo? A little dramatic, no? 

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Posted by Electroliner 1935 on Saturday, November 13, 2021 4:51 PM
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Posted by Gramp on Sunday, November 14, 2021 2:17 AM

How miserable to be waiting 3 hours at a station in the middle of the night to take a train that's late.

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Posted by NKP guy on Sunday, November 14, 2021 8:10 AM

 

 

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Posted by NKP guy on Sunday, November 14, 2021 8:12 AM

[quote user="Gramp"]How miserable to be waiting 3 hours at a station in the middle of the night to take a train that's late. 

  In Ohio that's called "Taking Amtrak."

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Posted by charlie hebdo on Sunday, November 14, 2021 6:32 PM

CMStPnP

Can I just ask because I am confused here.    What does a news bulletin have to do with information technology?     I would think it would be more their public relations or public affairs department that is responsible.

 

True. The PR department and as Zugman said a silly typo is hardly a sign of any part of Amtrak imploding.

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Posted by blue streak 1 on Wednesday, December 22, 2021 9:35 PM

From another site.  Look at the number of passengers for the last 2 trips.  How does Amtrak have a negative load?  Just another example of Amtrak IT imploding.  Wait imploding?  sounds like a black hole?

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Posted by zugmann on Wednesday, December 22, 2021 9:43 PM

Maybe all the passengers are sitting backwards?

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Posted by charlie hebdo on Thursday, December 23, 2021 8:23 AM

zugmann

Maybe all the passengers are sitting backwards?

 

Or maybe...?

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Posted by Backshop on Thursday, December 23, 2021 7:12 PM

blue streak 1

From another site.  Look at the number of passenger for the last 2 trips.  How does Amtrak have a negative load?  Just another example of Amtrak IT imploding.  Wait imploding?  spound like a black hole?

negativefull-jpg.26419 (423×570) (amtraktrains.com)

 

Look, a typo!  Blue Streak is imploding! Smile

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Posted by BaltACD on Thursday, December 23, 2021 7:44 PM

Do Amtrak and Kalmbach use the same 3rd party IT vendor?

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Posted by blue streak 1 on Thursday, December 23, 2021 11:09 PM

Thanks backshop not anymore is corrected.  Fumble fingers not proof read.

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Posted by Overmod on Saturday, December 25, 2021 1:09 PM

You still haven't fixed the imploded typo that was missed by our perhaps-imploded-himself proofreader.  Hint: it involves the word 'passenger'.

(I'll delete this when you fix it)

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