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Tuesday, March 15, 2011

BART Delays ... Again

Posted By on Tue, Mar 15, 2011 at 6:43 PM

Late for dinner
  • Late for dinner

Update 6 p.m.: BART trains are running on time. Go home before there is another mechanical breakdown.

Original Story 2:39 p.m.:BART trains are running late, and they are expected to be even later by the time you leave work.

The transit agency is reporting 10-to-15-minute delays on all trains between San Francisco and Oakland. Trains have been running at reduced speeds between the Civic Center in San Francisco and West Oakland, thanks to a power outage.

On Sunday, train service stopped in parts of the East Bay after BART cars derailed outside the Concord station around 9 a.m. The agency spent the entire day trying to remove the train cars and fix the problem in time for the Monday morning commute.

And they did. But then mechanical issues at the Embarcadero station stalled trains early Monday morning.

Check back for more details, and how the delays might keep you from getting home for dinner on time.

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Erin Sherbert was the Online News Editor for SF Weekly from 2010 to 2015. She's a Texas native and has a closet full of cowboy boots to prove it.

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