At first the tube was completely shut down, meaning no trains were running at all between San Francisco and the East Bay.
This was reported at 5:16 pm, peak commute time for riders.
By 6 pm, the Transbay Tube reopened, but riders should expect long delays.
BART service has stopped in the Transbay Tube due to an equipment problem on the track. There is no train service between San Francisco and the East Bay.— SFBARTalert (@SFBARTalert) October 23, 2019
There is a major delay system wide due to debris fire in the transbay tube.— SFBARTalert (@SFBARTalert) October 23, 2019
BART is recovering from an earlier problem. The Transbay Tube has reopened. There is a major delay between San Francisco stations and East Bay Stations due to an earlier equipment problem on the track.— SFBARTalert (@SFBARTalert) October 23, 2019
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