Major delays inconvenience Oakland BART riders after fire at substation

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Major delays have been reported Thursday night in the East Oakland area after a report of a fire at a substation North of Coliseum Station. (KGO-TV)

Major delays have been reported Thursday night in the East Oakland area after a report of a fire at a substation North of Coliseum Station.

A BART spokesperson said there was a report of an explosion and power crews reported to the scene to investigate the incident.

You can expect major delays into the late hours of Thursday evening and possibly into Friday morning.

Trains started running again around 10:30 p.m. but officials say residual delays could continue into the late hours of Thursday evening and early hours of Friday morning.

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