ATCS done on the NS NW Indiana

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ATCS done on the NS NW Indiana

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As of a couple days ago, ATCS is down for the final time out of LaPorte. NS Chicago line is all dark from Gary area to New Carlisle area. Apparently server site changed hands and is no longer accessible, and has finally gone down. No plans to restore since NS is switching away from ATCS soon. :cry:

Big thanks to those who did run it in the past.

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Darn, saw the hole on the board the other day and just assumed it was a temporary outage.

Everybody is switching away from ATCS to CTC-over-PTC to eliminate otherwise redundant equipment. I would expect most if not all ATCS to be gone within just a couple of years.
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Seems to be working today?
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Yes! It has been mostly working for 4 days or so.

I've attached a screenshot of the data I've gotten on my monitor over the last day (when my computer has been open and monitoring). You can easily see the number of signals it has received for the 448-466 area is much lower than the rest of the CPs. I'd have to guess multiple servers went down, and now it is just the LaPorte server that is dead??

At least it is not completely dark now. Spotty coverage is better than nothing, I'll take it!
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