BART service restored after report of person walking on tracks, agency says; expect residual delays

Bay City News
Thursday, November 30, 2023
BART temporarily suspended service due to person walking in tube
BART service in the Transbay tube was temporarily suspended because of a person walking on the tracks, the agency said.

SAN FRANCISCO -- BART service through the Transbay Tube has resumed after halting due to a person on the tracks near Embarcadero Station Wednesday evening, the agency said at 6:19 p.m.

A person was first reported on the tracks around 4:45 p.m. The disruption caused major delays in both directions as the tunnel between San Francisco and the East Bay was closed.

Video in the media player above is from a previous update

BART police is asking the public's help in identifying this person who was trespassing in the trackway.

By 5:20 p.m., East Bay bound trains were being turned around at Embarcadero, and BART had advise people traveling between San Francisco and the East Bay to find alternative transportation.

BART said on X AC Transit diverted the O Transbay bus to make stops at West Oakland Station. The O bus connects between Salesforce Transit Center in SF and Fruitvale Station via Alameda.

Riders can expect residual delays as the service returns to its normal rate.

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