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Mechanical Problems Cause 20-Minute Delay For BART Riders

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A Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) train pulls away from the Rockridge station in Oakland.

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SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — Bay Area Rapid Transit trains were back on schedule after major delays throughout the system Wednesday morning, according to BART personnel.

Commuters experienced around 20-minute delays system-wide between 8:45 a.m. and 9:45 a.m. due to mechanical problems on an East Bay train which became disabled near the West Oakland station.

The delays had cleared and BART was recovering a short time after 10 a.m.

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