The incident began at around 1:30 p.m. and BART police have responded to negotiate with the person and deescalate the situation, BART spokesman Taylor Huckaby said.
Trains are now running through Walnut Creek but not stopping. Bus bridge remains in place; seven buses in service. Station remains closed.— SFBART (@SFBART) April 19, 2017
The station has been closed for hours, but as of 4:15 p.m. trains began passing through one side of the station without stopping, and began moving through both sides shortly after 5 p.m. Trains began stopping at the station around 5:40 p.m.
Bus Bridge is now in place between Lafayette and Pleasant Hill in addition to parallel service for passengers in both directions.— SFBART (@SFBART) April 19, 2017
Parallel bus service is running between Pleasant Hill, Walnut Creek and Lafayette. Passengers headed to Walnut Creek will need to use the bus bridge. Passengers should speak to station agents to be directed to the buses, he said.
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