Cascade of Computer Crashes Causes Metro System Shutdown

Event Year: 2012 Reliability: Confirmed
Country: United States
Industry Type: Transportation

A computer problem caused the shut down of the Montreal metro system for about an hour.  The problem started when a computer failure caused a shutdown on the orange line.  A cascade of computer crashes followed.  The entire computer system required rebooting.


A cascade of computer crashes caused the shutdown of the metro system.  The system was down for about an hour.