Tri-Rail and Amtrak trains resume service on South Florida Rail Corridor after downed system causes shut down

BROWARD COUNTY, Fla. – Train service on the South Florida Rail Corridor resumed Wednesday morning, a day after a dispatching system went down.

According to officials, the system went down around 3:30 p.m. Tuesday.

That halted all railroad tenants using the corridor, which includes Tri-Rail, Amtrak and CSX freight trains.

According to the South Florida Regional Transportation Authority, Tri-Rail experienced major delays Tuesday and used bus services to complete its schedule for the remainder of the day after the system went down.

“A root analysis will be performed to further understand the cause of this rare occurrence and avoid a repeated episode,” a news release from the SFRTA stated.

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