Railroad operator Norfolk Southern says outage affect to final for weeks By Reuters

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(Reuters) – Norfolk Southern (NYSE:) mentioned it has restored all rail techniques after the U.S. railroad operator skilled a hardware-related outage that affected its operations earlier on Monday.

All techniques had been restored at 0700 pm ET (11 pm GMT), the corporate mentioned, including that it expects the affect on its operations to final not less than a few weeks.

There is not any indication that the outage was a cybersecurity incident, Norfolk mentioned, with out disclosing additional particulars.

The firm mentioned it has been in contact with its clients to work on up to date timings for his or her shipments.

The U.S. Transportation Department’s Federal Railroad Administration disclosed earlier this month that it’s contemplating enforcement actions towards Norfolk Southern, which has been beneath heavy fireplace after one among its freight trains carrying hazardous supplies derailed in East Palestine, Ohio, spewing toxins into the air and water.


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