Major BART Delay Caused By Track Problem Between El Cerrito And Richmond

EL CERRITO (CBS SF) – BART is recovering from major delays on the Richmond line in all directions Tuesday afternoon because of an equipment problem on the track between the El Cerrito del Norte and Richmond stations.

BART officials issued an advisory at 2:02 p.m. about the issue that was slowing travel in the Fremont, Richmond and Millbrae directions in on the Richmond line.

The transit agency’s @SFBARTalert Twitter account initially reported the equipment problem at about a quarter to 2 p.m.

The delay grew to 20 minutes a short time later. Though later tweets seemed to indicate that the problems was resolved with BART recovering from the delay, by 2 p.m. the twitter account posted that there were major delays.

The equipment problem was bad enough to impact travel in all directions on the Richmond line.

Shortly after 2:30 p.m., the agency tweeted once again that it was “recovering” from the delays caused by the equipment problem.

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