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Communications malfunction briefly halts all Dutch trains


THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Dutch rail network has briefly ground to a halt due to a communications breakdown between drivers and traffic managers. The glitch left many commuters stranded Thursday evening as they tried to get home from work. It was not immediately clear how many people were affected. The national railway company briefly halted all trains late in the afternoon, a peak time for commuters. The company said that due to a “telephone malfunction at the traffic control posts” no trains would run until at least 7 p.m.. Trains began running again in the evening but services remained disrupted 

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