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Photos: SF Commuters Face Major BART Delays In Transbay Tube

Written by Bay City NewsPublished Sep. 23, 2022 • 8:59am
Passengers wait at West Oakland Bart station for SF bound trains on Friday, Sept 23, 2022. | RJ Mickelson/The Standard

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An equipment problem on a BART track is delaying trains through the Transbay Tube Friday morning, BART officials said.

BART officials issued an advisory at 8:19 a.m. about the Transbay service, where trains are single-tracking between West Oakland and San Francisco’s Embarcadero station.

Packed BART train at West Oakland Station on Friday morning, Sept. 23, 2022. | Garrett Leahy/TheStandard

Service is delayed in both the San Francisco and East Bay directions. BART encouraged riders to seek alternate modes of transportation. Alameda-Contra Transit District and Muni are both providing buses as mutual aid for passengers.

There are also problems reported specific to BART’s Red line between Richmond and Millbrae. Millbrae-bound riders coming from Richmond must board a Berryessa train and transfer to a San Francisco International Airport train at MacArthur station, then take a shuttle train from SFO to Millbrae.

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Packed San Francisco bound BART train sits idle before arriving at West Oakland Station. | Noah Baustin/The Standard

In the opposite direction, passengers must take a shuttle train to SFO. Then they can board an Antioch train and transfer at 19th Street in Oakland to a Richmond train.

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