WEST OAKLAND (KRON) — BART is experiencing major delays Thursday afternoon because of a damaged gas line at the West Oakland station, the agency said.
Delays are impacting the entire BART system.
There is a major delay system wide due to a damaged PG&E gas line outside of the West Oakland station. — SFBARTalert (@SFBARTalert) June 6, 2019
Train service was stopped through the Transbay Tube in both the San Francisco and East Bay directions.
As of 3:25 p.m., service in the tube was back open in both directions.
According to BART, a construction company damaged a natural gas line near the West Oakland station, causing service through the Transbay Tube to be stopped.
BART has stopped service through the Transbay Tube after issue of a PG&E gas pipe near the Tube in west Oakland. At the behest of PG&E, we are temporarily stopping trains at West Oakland and Embarcadero.
This is a precautionary measure. There is no damage to the Transbay Tube. https://t.co/Oa60u70l2Z — SFBART (@SFBART) June 6, 2019
The Muni is providing mutual aid to BART customers as officials handle the gas line.
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