BART officials say Hayward Fire Dept has requested they close the station and power off the tracks because of a fire and downed PG&E power lines nearby.
Hayward Fire Dept has requested we close the South Hayward station and power off the tracks because of a fire and downed PG&E power lines near the station. Trains are turning back. Parallel bus service is available on bus #99— SFBART (@SFBART) September 17, 2019
The fire is not at the station.
At one point trains were turning back at Hayward and Union City.
The station was reopened around 6:20 pm, but there are "major delays" in the Warm Springs, Richmond and Daly City directions.
Parallel bus service is available on AC Transit bus #99 between Union City, Hayward and South Hayward stations.
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