Update: CSX train derailment

up at 3.am up at 3.am
Sat Jul 21 16:41:07 UTC 2001

> On Sat, 21 Jul 2001, Roeland Meyer wrote:
> :Have you checked available rights of way lately? They haven't changed much
> :for quite a while. Telecom has not really any ability to build dedicated
> :bridges for telcom fibre. It uses existing facilities wherever possible.
> :Following the paths of least cost/resistance, this pretty much determines
> :that rivers and bridges become choke-points. The only real alternatives are
> :microwave towers (a cost/benefit argument I won't touch, even with your
> :ten-foot pole).

I would think that if fiber can be run across oceans without using tunnels
or bridges, that it could be run across some rivers much the same way, no?

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