Fwd: Train-station managing C64 dies after two decades

From: Vintage Computer Festival <vcf_at_siconic.com>
Date: Thu Feb 17 10:21:57 2005

On Thu, 17 Feb 2005, Cameron Kaiser wrote:

> For the last 20 years a C64 silently controlled the info displays at
> Dortmund/Germany main train station. Now it died and nobody knows how
> to replace/restart it. The only (?!) guy who could fix it coming from
> Munich did still not show up and they estimate a cost of 3 million
> Euros to replace the system... 3 MILLION?!?! Yeah, sounds like a 4GHz
> Java-Solution to me...

Wow, it's the Miracle C64! Someone call the Vatican.

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